Tag: sata

Storage Bus Speeds 2018
By: Date: April 8, 2018 Categories: Storage Tags: ,

Storage bus speeds with example storage endpoints. Bus Lanes End-Point Theoretical Bandwidth (MB/s) Note SAS-3 1 HBA <-> Single SATA Drive 600 SAS3<->SATA 6Gbit SAS-3 1 HBA <-> Single SAS Drive 1200 SAS3<->SAS3 12Gbit SAS-3 4 HBA <-> SAS/SATA Fanout 4800 4 Lane HBA to Breakout (6 SSD)[2] SAS-3 8 HBA <-> SAS/SATA Fanout 8400…

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SATA on Nutanix. Some experimental data.
By: Date: June 16, 2015 Categories: Storage Hardware and Devices Tags: , , ,

The question of  why  Nutanix uses SATA drive comes up sometimes, especially from customers who have experienced very poor performance using SATA on traditional arrays. I can understand this anxiety.  In my time at NetApp we exclusively used SAS or FC-AL drives in performance test work.  At the time there was a huge difference in performance between…

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