Posted by SiRu on October 21, 2012 ·
HP Smart Array B120i is a storage controller from HP which supports SATA hard drives. Though most of the HP Gen8 servers are shipped with high-performance P- Series Smart Array controllers, there are few servers which uses HP B120i controller. HP DL160 Gen8, DL360e Gen8, ML310e Gen8, DL320e Gen8 are some of the HP Gen8 servers which uses B120i Controller.
HP B120i controller is an upgraded version [...]
Posted by SiRu on December 7, 2011 ·
We all know that many of the 100 series HP Proliant Servers (Example: DL140 G3 Server, DL160 G5 Server) are shipped with HP Embedded SATA RAID controller. This SATA controller is an entry level storage controller from HP. HP Embedded SATA RAID controller can create arrays with RAID levels 0, 1, and 1+0 using Non-Hot Plug SATA hard drives. Today, we will learn how to create a RAID array on servers which [...]
Posted by SiRu on December 6, 2011 ·
HP Proliant 100 series G5 servers are shipped with HP Embedded G5 SATA Controller/4-Port Internal SAS HBA controller. The Embedded SATA RAID Controller can create arrays with RAID levels 0, 1, and 1+0 on SATA hard drives and HP 4-Port Internal SAS HBA controller can create arrays with RAID levels 0, 1, and 1+0 on SAS/SATA hard drives.
By default, these RAID Controllers are not enabled in BIOS, so [...]
Posted by SiRu on August 21, 2011 ·
HP ProLiant MicroServer is an entry level Server which provides basic functionality of a Server. As per HP, ProLiant MicroServer gives you basic server performance but at a PC price. This is a single processor server and it supports RAID 1 and 0. It can support up to 4 Large Form Factor (LFF) Non-hot plug SATA hard disks and up to 8GB of RAM. Earlier, HP ProLiant MicroServer were shipped with 150W [...]
Posted by SiRu on August 16, 2011 ·
HP ProLiant MicroServer is an entry level Server from HP. This server is shipped with Embedded SATA RAID controller. The RAID controller is embedded on the System board and chipset is from AMD. This an an entry level RAID controller hence do not expect any advanced RAID features.
The RAID level supported on HP ProLiant MicroServer is RAID 1 and 0. This Server has space for up to four hard drives [...]
Posted by SiRu on February 7, 2011 ·
HP ProLiant 100 Series Servers are entry level, low cost servers. Most of these servers are shipped with low cost entry level SATA RAID controllers/Smart array controllers. Unlike in the cases of 300 series/500 series of HP Servers, the RAID controllers in 100 series servers are not enabled by default, hence it must be enabled in BIOS/RBSU (Rom Based Setup Utility).
In this post, we will show you [...]