Dell DX481 Perc 6/i SAS RAID Controller

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Supported RAID Levels
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, RAID 50, RAID 60
Interface SAS (Serial Attached SCSI)
Cache Memory
256 MB or 512 MB (battery-backed or flash-backed cache)
Two internal SAS x4 connectors for connecting SAS/SATA drives
Data Transfer Rates Up to 3 Gbps (per SAS port)
Drive Support
Supports SAS and SATA hard drives and SSDs
Hot-Swapping Supports hot-swapping of drives
RAID Management Software
Dell OpenManage Storage Management (OMSM) or Dell Storage Management (DSM)
RAID Rebuild and Migration Support Online RAID rebuild and migration
Battery Backup Unit (BBU) Support
Optional battery backup unit (BBU) for cache protection
RAID Monitoring
Alerts and monitoring through Dell OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) or DSM
Operating System Support
Compatible with various Windows, Linux, and virtualization platforms
Dell Compatibility
Compatible with a wide range of Dell PowerEdge servers
Redundancy and Data Protection
Provides data redundancy and protection against drive failures
RAID Virtual Disk Spanning
Support for spanning virtual disks across multiple physical drives
Online Capacity Expansion
Ability to expand existing RAID arrays online without data loss
Automatic Rebuild
Automatic rebuild of RAID arrays after a drive replacement
Background Initialization
Background initialization for new RAID arrays to check for errors
Disk Scrubbing
Periodic disk scrubbing to proactively check for and correct disk errors
S.M.A.R.T. Support
Monitoring and reporting of drive health and performance through S.M.A.R.T. attributes

Features of Dell DX481 Perc 6/i SAS RAID Controller

The Dell DX481 PERC 6/i SAS RAID Controller is a hardware component used in Dell PowerEdge servers to manage RAID arrays. Here's some information about this RAID controller:

  1. RAID Support: The PERC 6/i (PowerEdge RAID Controller) is designed to support various RAID levels, including RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, and RAID 50. These RAID levels allow you to configure multiple hard drives into arrays to achieve data redundancy, improved performance, or a combination of both.

  2. SAS Interface: The controller uses a SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interface to connect to SAS and SATA (Serial ATA) hard drives. This enables high-speed data transfers and compatibility with a wide range of storage devices.

  3. Cache Memory: The PERC 6/i typically comes with an integrated battery-backed cache memory module. The cache helps improve performance by temporarily buffering data during read and write operations. In case of power loss, the battery ensures that cached data can be written to disk to prevent data loss.

  4. Compatibility: The Dell DX481 PERC 6/i RAID Controller is compatible with various Dell PowerEdge server models, including many 9th generation and some 10th generation servers. However, please note that the compatibility of specific server models may vary, so it's essential to verify compatibility with your server model before installation.

  5. Management Software: Dell provides management software, usually called "Dell OpenManage Server Administrator" or "Dell OpenManage Storage Management," which allows users to configure and monitor RAID arrays, manage virtual disks, and monitor the health of connected hard drives.

  6. Obsolescence: As of my last update in September 2021, the PERC 6/i is an older RAID controller model. Dell might have released newer generations of RAID controllers with enhanced features and performance. If you're considering using the PERC 6/i in a server setup, it's worth checking for any updated models or alternatives.

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