QuickSpecs
HPE Smart Array P420 Controller
Overview
HPE Smart Array P420 Controller
HPE Smart Array P420i Controller
The HPE Smart Array P420 Controller is a low profile, 6 Gb/s, PCIe 3.0, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) RAID controller that provides
enterprise class, storage performance and data protection for select HPE ProLiant Gen8 rack servers and tower servers.
It features eight internal SAS ports and delivers increased server uptime by providing advanced storage functionality, including
online RAID level migration (between any RAID levels) with flash back write cache, global online spare, and pre-failure warning.
Data Compatibility among all models of Smart Array controllers allows simple and easy migration at any time when needs for
higher performance, capacity, and availability increase. Even new generations of Smart Array controllers can understand the data
format of previous generations of Smart Array controllers.
Models
HPE Smart Array P420 HPE Smart Array P420/1GB FBWC 6Gb 2-ports Int SAS Controller
Controller
HPE Smart Array P420/2GB FBWC 6Gb 2-ports Int SAS Controller
631670-B21
631671-B21
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Standard Features
The Smart Array
Advantage
Key Features
HPE's innovative design and integration work of the Smart Array family of products creates customer
value that is unmatched in the industry. Use of Smart Array products across multiple applications
results in a much lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) than any other server storage RAID product.
The HPE Smart Array family brings an unparalleled return on investment through:
Data Compatibility among most current shipping Smart Array controllers allows simple and easy
upgrades any time needs for higher performance, capacity, and availability increase. Even successive
generations of Smart Array controllers understand the data format of other Smart Array Controllers.
Consistent Configuration and Management Tools. Most current shipping Smart Array products
utilize a standard set of management and utility software. These tools minimize Total Cost of
Ownership (TCO) by reducing training requirements and technical expertise necessary to install and
maintain the HPE server storage.
SmartDrive Carrier form factor is for use across multiple Hewlett Packard Enterprise servers,
Universal Hard Drive form factor is for disk enclosures and storage systems. With compatibility across
many enterprise platforms, you are free to deploy and re-deploy these drives to quickly deliver
increased storage capacity, migrate data between systems, and easily manage spare drives.
Pre-Failure Warranty means HPE Insight Manager not only reports when a drive is going to fail but
allows replacement of failing drives prior to actual failure. For complete details, consult the HPE
Support Center or refer to your HPE Server documentation.
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Management Features
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The P420 Controller supports up to 60 drives depending on the server implementation.
Seamless upgrades from past generations and upgrades to next generation HPE high
performance and high capacity Serial Attached SCSI Smart Array controllers.
6Gb/s SAS technology delivers high performance and data bandwidth and contains full
compatibility with 6Gb/s SATA technology.
x8 PCIe 3.0 host interface technology delivers high performance and data bandwidth up to 8
GB/s maximum bandwidth.
Modular, easy-to-upgrade design lets you optimize performance by upgrading from 40-bit
512MB cache to 72-bit 1GB Flash Backed Write Cache or 72-bit 2GB Flash Backed Write Cache
(FBWC).
Addition of the flash backed cache upgrade enables array expansion, logical drive extension,
RAID migration, and stripe size migration.
Standard on the P420 are RAID 6 ADG, RAID 60 ADG, RAID 1 ADM, Capacity Expansion,
mirror split, recombine, and rollback in Online Mode, Drive Erase, Performance OptimizationDegraded Reads and Read Coalescing, Move/Delete any individual LUNS and Online Split
Mirror
The HPE SSD Smart Path feature included in the Smart Array software stack improves SSD
read for all RAID levels and RAID 0 write operations by optimizing the path to each SSD
attached to the controller
The HPE SmartCache licensed feature (available as an additional option) is a controller-based
read caching solution in a DAS environment that caches the most frequently accessed data
("hot" data) onto lower latency SSDs to dynamically accelerate application workloads.
Mix-and-match SAS and SATA hard drives, lets you deploy drive technology as needed to fit
your computing environment.
Software consistency on most current shipping Smart Array products: HPE Smart Storage
Administrator, HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM), and Intelligent Provisioning.
Low-profile PCI Express form factor - ships with a full size bracket for deployment in either a
low-profile or full sized slot.
Online array expansion (with FBWC)
Online Advanced Capacity Expansion (with FBWC)
Online logical drive extension (with FBWC)
Online RAID level migration (with FBWC)
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Online stripe size migration (with FBWC)
Online mirror split, recombine and rollback (with FBWC )
Unlimited global online spare assignment
User selectable expand and rebuild priority
User selectable RAID level and stripe size
User selectable read and write cache sizes
Supports Predictive Spare Activation
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Eight (8) SAS physical links distributed across 2 internal x4 wide port connectors.
Performance
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6Gb/s SAS [(600MB/s bandwidth per physical link)]
x8 6Gb/s SAS physical links (compatible with 3Gb/s SATA )
512 MB 72-bit wide DDR3-800MHz Flash Backed Write Cache, 1 GB 72-bit wide DDR31333MHz Flash Backed Write Cache or 2GB 72-bit wide DDR3-1333MHz Flash Back Write
Cache provides up to 10.6 GB/s maximum bandwidth (on the DDR3-1333MHz cache)
x8 PCIe 3.0 host interface provides maximum bandwidth
Read ahead caching
Write-back caching (with FBWC)
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Native Command
Queuing
Native Command Queuing (NCQ) is a technology designed to increase performance of SATA hard disk
drives by allowing the individual hard disk to internally optimize the order in which received read and
write commands are executed. This can reduce the amount of unnecessary going back-and-forth on
the drive's heads, resulting in increased performance for workloads where multiple simultaneous
read/write requests are outstanding, most often occurring in server or storage-type applications.
Without NCQ the drive has to process and complete one command at a time. For NCQ to be enabled, it
must be supported and turned on in the controller and in the hard drive itself.
NOTE: Please see the SATA Hard Drive QuickSpecs for specific SATA hard drive capacities that
support NCQ: https://www.hpe.com/h20195/v2/gethtml.aspx?docname=c04111725
Capacity
Given the increasing need for high performance and rapid capacity expansion, the SA-P420 Controller
offers:
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Up to 240TB of total internal storage with 60 x 4TB LFF SATA hard drives
Up to 24TB of total internal storage with 27 x 900GB SFF SAS hard drives
Above stated total internal storage LFF is based on the HPE SL4540 Gen8 server. Maximum internal
storage is dependent on the server.
Availability
Provides increased server uptime by providing advanced storage functionality:
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Fault Prevention
Online RAID level migration between any RAID levels (with FBWC )
Online stripe size migration
Online capacity expansion
Online logical drive extension
Online active drive replacement
Online drive firmware upgrade
Unlimited global online spare
Pre-Failure Warranty
The following features offer detection of possible failures before they occur, allowing preventive action
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Fault Tolerance
Keeps data available and server running while a failed drive is being replaced; several fault tolerance
configurations are supported including:
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Fault Recovery
RAID 6 (Advanced Data Guarding): Supported with a minimum of 4 drives. This allocates two
sets of parity data across drives. This level of fault tolerance can withstand a double drive
failure without downtime or data loss.
RAID 60: Supported with a minimum of 8 drives. This volume is composed of two or more
RAID 6 sub-volumes (parity groups) where data is striped across each parity group as if it
were a single physical drive. Each RAID 6 parity group can sustain up to two drive failures
without incurring data loss.
RAID 5 (Distributed Data Guarding): Supported with a minimum of 3 drives. This allocates one
set of parity data across drives. This level of fault tolerance can withstand a single drive failure
without downtime or data loss.
RAID 50: Supported with a minimum of 6 drives. This volume is composed of two or more
RAID 5 sub-volumes (parity groups) where data is striped across each parity group as if it
were a single physical drive. Each RAID 5 parity group can sustain a single drive failure without
incurring data loss.
RAID 1 & 10 (Drive Mirroring): Supported with a minimum of 2 drives. This allocates half of the
drive array to the data and the other half to the mirrored data, providing two copies of the
data.
RAID 1 ADM & 10 ADM (Advanced Data Mirroring): Supported with a minimum of 3 drives.
RAID 1 ADM creates redundant copies of the data using 3 drives. RAID 10 ADM stripes data
across two or more sets of RAID 1 ADM volumes. This level of fault tolerance can withstand a
double drive failure within a RAID 1 ADM volume without downtime or data loss.
Minimizes downtime, reconstructs data, and facilitates a quick recovery from drive failure
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Ease of Use
S.M.A.R.T.: Self Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology first developed at HPE detects
possible hard disk failure before it occurs, allowing replacement of the hard drive before a real
failure occurs.
Drive Parameter Tracking monitors drive operational parameters, predicting failure and
notifying the administrator.
Dynamic Sector Repairing continually performs background surface scans on the hard disk
drives during inactive periods and automatically remaps bad sectors, ensuring data integrity.
Smart Array Cache Tracking monitors integrity of controller cache, allowing pre-failure
preventative maintenance.
Recovery ROM: This feature protects the user from a firmware image corruption by storing a
redundant copy of the firmware image. If the active firmware image becomes corrupt, the
controller will use the redundant firmware image and continue operating.
On-Line Spares: There is no limit to the number of spare drives that can be installed prior to
drive failure. If a failure occurs, recovery begins with an On-Line Spare and data is
reconstructed automatically.
DRAM ECC detects and corrects data bit errors.
Battery-backed write cache upgrade provides for up to two days of battery power for data
cache retention. The data backup duration could be extended anytime the server's auxiliary
power is available during system power down.
Consistency and upgradeability on most current shipping Smart Array products make them unique in
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HPE SSD Smart Path
The HPE SSD Smart Path feature included in the Smart Array software stack improves Solid State Disk
(SSD) read performance. With up to 4x better SSD read performance, HPE SSD Smart path chooses the
optimum path to the SSD and accelerates reads for all RAID levels and RAID 0 writes. HPE SSD Smart
Path Requires updated firmware, drivers, and configuration utility available at
http://www.hp.com/go/ssdsmartpath. HPE SSD Smart Path is ideal for read intensive workloads and
is included as a base feature on HPE Smart Array P-series controllers. The following operating systems
are supported by the HPE SSD Smart Path feature:
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HPE SmartCache
GUI based configuration, management and diagnostic software tools with the HPE Smart
Storage Administrator
Common data format between generations of products
Data migration between servers and external Modular Smart Array enclosures
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, and 6.5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (SP1, SP2, SPA)
VMware ESXi 5.0 U3
VMware vSphere 5.1 U2 and vSphere 5.5
The HPE SmartCache licensed feature is a controller-based read caching solution in a DAS
environment that caches the most frequently accessed data ("hot" data) onto lower latency SSDs to
dynamically accelerate application workloads. The HPE SmartCache architecture is flexible and
supports any HPE ProLiant Gen8 supported HDD for bulk storage and any HPE ProLiant Gen8
supported SSD as an accelerator.
HPE SmartCache is deployed and managed using the HPE Smart Storage Administrator (HPE SSA)
and HPE Array Configuration Utility (HPE ACU).
The basic HPE SmartCache architecture is comprised of the following three elements:
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Bulk storage: The first element is the bulk storage device, which is any supported HDD
attached to the HPE Smart Array controller.
Accelerator: The second element, the accelerator, is a faster/lower latency SSD device that
caches data.
Metadata: The final element is metadata, information held in a relatively small storage area
that maps the location of information residing on the accelerator and bulk storage devices.
For more information please visit http://www.hpe.com/servers/smartcache
Warranty
The warranty for this device is 3-years parts only.
Pre-Failure Warranty: Drives attached to the Smart Array Controller and monitored under Insight
Manager are supported by a Pre-Failure (replacement) Warranty. For complete details, consult the
HPE Support Center or refer to your HPE Server Documentation.
Warranty Upgrade Options
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Response - Upgrade on-site response from next business day to same day 4 hours
Coverage - Extend hours of coverage from 9 hours x 5 days to 24 hours x 7 days
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Duration - Select duration of coverage for a period of 1, 3, or 5 years
Warranty upgrade options can come in the form of Care Packs, which are sold at the HPE
System level to which this product attaches
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Compatibility
Server Compatibility
For up to date compatibility, please see the following URL for complete Smart Array Controller
compatibility and support information: http://www.hp.com/go/smartarray
Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (x64 & x86)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (x64 & x86)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (x64 & x86)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x64 & x86)
VMware ESX 4.1
VMware ESXi 4.1, 5.0, 5.1
NOTE: : For more information on HPE's Certified and Supported ProLiant Servers for OS and
Virtualization Software and the latest listing of software drivers available for your server and
Smart Array RAID controller, please visit our Support Matrix at:
http://www.hp.com/go/ossupport
NOTE: For more Linux OS support & certification information, please visit our the ProLiant &
BladeSystem Server Linux matrix:
http://h18004.www1.hp.com/products/servers/linux/hplinuxcert.html
Software Suite
Most current shipping Smart Array products share a common set of configuration, management and
diagnostic tools, including HPE Smart Storage Administrator, and HPE Systems Insight Manager. This
software consistency of tools reduces the cost of training for each successive generation of product
and takes much of the guesswork out of troubleshooting field problems. These tools lower the total
cost of ownership by reducing training and technical expertise necessary to install and maintain HPE
server storage.
HPE Systems Insight Manager
• Powerful server and server options/storage manager tool
• Monitors over 1200 system wide parameters
• Configuration/Diagnostic Utilities
HPE Smart Storage Administrator
• Comprehensive management for HPE Smart Storage products
• Simplified and intuitive interface and functionality
• Advanced scripting and diagnostic features
For more information please visit http://www.hp.com/go/hpssa
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Service and Support
Service and Support
HPE Technology Services
Capitalizing on HPE ProLiant server and HPE BladeSystem capabilities requires a service partner who
understands your increasingly complex business technology environment. That's why it makes sense
to team up with the people who know Hewlett Packard Enterprise infrastructure hardware and
software best - the experienced professionals at HPE Services.
Protect your business beyond warranty with HPE Pointnext operational services
When you buy HPE Options, it's also a good time to think about what level of service you may need.
HPE Pointnext operational services provide total care and support expertise with committed response
choices designed to meet your IT and business need
HPE Foundation Care services offer scalable reactive support-packages for Hewlett Packard Enterprise
servers and software. You can choose the type and level of service that is most suitable for your IT and
business needs. HPE Proactive Care delivers high levels of system availability through proactive service
management and advanced technical response.
Recommended HPE Pointnext operational services for optimal satisfaction with your HPE
product
Optimized Care
3-Year HPE 6 hour Call to Repair Response, Proactive Care
Combined reactive and proactive support for hardware and software helping optimize your systems
and delivering high levels of availability through proactive service management and advanced
technical response. Hardware problem resolution to return the hardware in operating condition within
6 hours of the initial service request. A Technical Account Manager, as your single point of contact, will
own your call or issue end to end until resolved.
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Enterprise hardware or software is installed smoothly, efficiently, and with minimal disruption of your IT
and business operations.
Standard Care
3-Year HPE 24x7 4 hour response, Proactive Care Service
This service gives you combined reactive and proactive support including rapid access to our
Advanced Solution Center to manage and prevent problems and a Technical Support Specialist with a
broad level of technical knowledge that will engage with additional technical expertise as needed from
HPE's vast global resources.
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Enterprise hardware or software is installed smoothly, efficiently, and with minimal disruption of your IT
and business operations.
Related Services
3 HPE Proactive Care Personalized Support - Environmental Option
The Personalized Support option provides an assigned Account Support Manager who can bring best
practices from across the industry plus extra technical skills to your IT team. This option is only
available as an add-on to HPE Proactive Care Support
HPE Proactive Select Service
Provides a flexible way to purchase HPE best-in-class consultancy and technical services. You can buy
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Service and Support
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Insight Online/Insight
Remote Support
HPE Insight Remote Support provides 24 X 7 remote monitoring, proactive notifications, and problem
resolution. This comes at no additional cost with your HPE solution. Learn more about Insight Remote
Support http://www.hp.com/go/insightremotesupport and Insight Online
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HPE Support Center
Personalized online support portal with access to information, tools and experts to support Hewlett
Packard Enterprise business products. Submit support cases online, chat with HPE experts, access
support resources or collaborate with peers. Learn more http://www.hp.com/go/hpsc
The HPE Support Center Mobile App* allows you to resolve issues yourself or quickly connect to an
agent for live support. Now, you can get access to personalized IT support anywhere, anytime.
HPE Insight Remote Support and HPE Support Center are available at no additional cost with a HPE
warranty, HPE Care Pack or Hewlett Packard Enterprise contractual support agreement.
NOTE: *The HPE Support Center Mobile App is subject to local availability
Parts and materials
Hewlett Packard Enterprise will provide HPE-supported replacement parts and materials necessary to
maintain the covered hardware product in operating condition, including parts and materials for
available and recommended engineering improvements.
Parts and components that have reached their maximum supported lifetime and/or the maximum
usage limitations as set forth in the manufacturer's operating manual, product QuickSpecs, or the
technical product data sheet will not be provided, repaired, or replaced as part of these services.
The defective media retention service feature option applies only to Disk or eligible SSD/Flash Drives
replaced by HPE due to malfunction.
For more information
To learn more on services for HPE ProLiant Servers, please contact your Hewlett Packard Enterprise
sales representative or Hewlett Packard Enterprise Authorized Channel Partner. Or visit:
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Related Options
HPE Optional Upgrades HPE 512MB P-series Smart Array Flash Backed Write Cache
HPE Cable Options
HPE SmartCache
661069-B21
HPE 1GB P-series Smart Array Flash Backed Write Cache
631679-B21
HPE 2GB P-series Smart Array Flash Backed Write Cache
631681-B21
Mini SAS Cables
HP Mini SAS Straight to Left 33in Cable Assembly
662899-B21
HPE Mini SAS Straight to Straight 37in Cable Assembly
662897-B21
HPE Double Mini SAS Y 36in Cable Assembly
662901-B21
HPE Smart Array SR SmartCache (Single Key/Single Server) LTU
D7S26A
NOTE: This part number can be used to purchase a single license or to order
multiple licenses with a unique activation key per server. Customer will receive
a printed license entitlement certificate via physical shipment. The license
entitlement certificate must be redeemed online or via fax in order to obtain the
license activation key(s). Include one year of 24x7 HPE Software Technical
Support Services.
HPE Smart Array SR SmartCache (Single Key/Multiple Servers) E-LTU
D7S27AAE
NOTE: This part number can be used to purchase multiple licenses with a single
activation key. Customer will receive a printed license entitlement certificate via
physical shipment. The license entitlement certificate must be redeemed online
or via fax in order to obtain the license activation key(s). Includes one year of
24x7 HPE Software Technical Support Services.
HPE Smart Array SR SmartCache (Single Key/Multiple Servers) LTU
D7S27A
NOTE: This part number can be used to purchase a single license or to order
multiple licenses with a single activation key. Customers will receive a license
entitlement certificate via e-mail. The license entitlement certificate must be
redeemed online or via fax in order to obtain the license activation key(s).
Include one year of 24x7 HPE Software Technical Support Services.
NOTE: HPE SmartCache requires the following: Min 1 or 2 GB FBWC module
along with HPE ProLiant Gen8 supported HDD(s) and SSD(s) for more
information visit: http://www.hpe.com/servers/smartcache
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Technical Specifications
Low Profile PCIe Form Factor
Dimensions
7.5 in x 9.5 in x 2.25 in (19.05 cm x 24.13 cm x 5.72 cm)
(not including bracket)
Disk Drive and Enclosure 6Gb/s SAS (Serial Attached SCSI)
Interface - Transfer rate Up to 6Gb/s SATA (Serial ATA)
2 internal (Mini-SAS) x8 wide port connectors
SAS Connectors
Server Interface
DDR3-800MHz with 40-bit for 512MB FBWC or DDR3-1333MHz with 72-bit wide bus provides up to
10.6 GB/s maximum bandwidth.
x8 PCIe 3.0 provides 8GB/s maximum bandwidth
SAS Speed
x8 6Gb/s SAS provides 4.8GB/s maximum bandwidth
Cache Memory
40-bit 512MB ECC protected cache, 72-bit 1GB FBWC or 72-bit 2GB FBWC module upgrades available;
transportable with flash upgrade
Zero Memory for embedded controller supports up to 2 logical volumes
512MB cache and greater, Up to 64 logical volumes
Cache Memory Speed
Logical Drives
Supported
Host Memory
Addressing
64-bit, supporting greater than 4GB server memory space
RAID 6, 60 (Advanced Data Guarding)
NOTE: RAID 6, 60 can be enabled with a minimum of 512 MB FBWC
RAID 5, 50 (Distributed Data Guarding)
NOTE: A minimum or 512 MB cache is required to enable RAID 5, 50 support of the Smart Array
P420i
RAID 1, 10 (Drive Mirroring)
RAID 1 ADM, 10 ADM (Advanced Data Mirroring)
RAID 0 (Striping
Upgradeable Firmware Upgradeable Firmware with recovery ROM feature
RAID Support
Environment-friendly End-of-life Management Hewlett Packard Enterprise offers end-of-life Hewlett Packard Enterprise
product return, trade-in, and recycling programs in many geographic areas.
Products and Approach and Recycling
For trade-in information, please go to: http://www.hp.com/go/green. To
recycle your product, please go to: http://www.hp.com/go/green or
contact your nearest Hewlett Packard Enterprise sales office. Products
returned to Hewlett Packard Enterprise will be recycled, recovered or
disposed of in a responsible manner.
The EU WEEE directive (2002/95/EC) requires manufacturers to provide
treatment information for each product type for use by treatment facilities.
This information (product disassembly instructions) is posted on the
Hewlett Packard Enterprise web site at: http://www.hp.com/go/green.
These instructions may be used by recyclers and other WEEE treatment
facilities as well as Hewlett Packard Enterprise OEM customers who
integrate and re-sell Hewlett Packard Enterprise equipment.
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Summary of Changes
Date
23-Oct-2017
19-Aug-2016
10-Jun-2013
Version History
From Version 15 to
16
From Version 14 to 15
From Version 13 to 14
Action
Changed
Changed
Added
Changed
Removed
13-Sep-2013
From Version 12 to 13
Changed
Description of Change
Care Pack naming and Service and Support- Parts and
Materials updated.
Standard Features and Related Options were revised.
Related Options – Added 12G SAS Enterprise Performance
Solid State Drives and 12G SAS Enterprise Mainstream Solid
State Drives to Hard Drives.
Standard Features, Compatibility and Related Options were
revised.
Related Options – Removed 6G SAS SLC Hot Plug SFF (2.5inch) Enterprise Performance Solid State Drives, 3G SATA
MLC Hot Plug SFF (2.5-inch) Enterprise Mainstream Solid
State Drives and 3G SATA MLC Hot Plug LFF (3.5-inch)
Enterprise Mainstream Solid State Drives from Hard Drives.
Changes made to the following Sections
Overview
Standard Features
Compatibility
10-Sep-2013
From Version 11 to 12
Changed
10-Jun-2013
From Version 10 to 11
Added
Changed
27-Mar-2013
From Version 9 to 10
Changed
19-Feb-2013
From Version 8 to 9
Changed
04-Dec-2012
26-Nov-2012
06-Jun-2012
From Version 7 to 8
From Version 6 to 7
From Version 5 to 6
Added
Added
Changed
25-May-2012
From Version 4 to 5
Changed
14-May-2012
From Version 3 to 4
Changed
15-Mar-2012
07-Mar-2012
From Version 2 to 3
From Version 1 to 2
Changed
Changed
Service and Support
Operating Systems, Hard Drives, and HPE Tape Backup were
revised.
Compatibility: Added HPE SSD SmartPath and HPE
SmartCache sections.
Overview: Updated What's New with Up to 4x better Solid
State Disk (SSD) read performance with the SSD Smart Path
firmware and driver based feature for Smart Array controllers
Standard Features: Updated Key Features section.
Changes were made to the Operating Systems section within
Compatibility.
Changes were made to the Overview Section, What's New
Section, Key Features and Performance Sections.
Added new Hard Drivers to Related Options section.
Added missing sub-header in Related Options section.
Changes made in the Standard Features, Related Options and
Technical Specifications sections.
Changes made in the Standard Features, Related Options and
Technical Specifications sections.
Hard Drives were completely revised and What's New was
added.
Changes made in the Hard Drives section of Related Options.
Changes made in the Hard Drives section of Related Options.
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