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Microchip Adaptec 24G SAS Tri-Mode RAID and HBA Launch
Microchip has new Adaptec 24G SAS trio-mode adapters that also support PCIe Gen4, NVMe, and SATA 6G drives with new RAID controllers and HBAs
Samsung PM1653 24G SAS4 SSDs Launched
The Samsung PM1653 is the company's new 24G SAS (SAS4) SSD offering that promises twice the performance of its SAS3 SSDs
Microchip 24G SAS for PCIe Gen4 Servers
Microchip 24G SAS for PCIe Gen4 servers is coming which will double the effective uplink speeds from SAS4 expanders to SAS4 RAID controllers and HBAs
Toshiba RM5 Value SAS Adopted by Dell EMC
Toshiba Memory RM5 value SAS has been adopted by Dell EMC PowerEdge and potentially offering performance and price per GB advantages over SATA SSDs
RAID Controller Batteries Time Bombs You Need to Replace
We spotted a LSI RAID controller battery pack in one of our lab servers that became severely deformed over the years. That highlights the importance of maintaining RAID controller batteries
How to flash a LSI SAS 3008 HBA (e.g. IBM M1215)...
A step-by-step guide to cross flashing IT firmware on an IBM M1215 (or LSI SAS 9340-8i / 9300-8i) for an inexpensive yet fast LSI SAS 3008 HBA ready for ZFS
Solid State Drives Are Now Less Expensive than Hard Drives
I had not thought about this in awhile, but Solid State Drives (SSDs) are now less expensive than their hard drive counterparts. Sure, someone...
Supermicro X9DRD-7LN4F Dual Intel Xeon E5-2600 Motherboard (LGA2011)
The Supermicro X9DRD-7LN4F is yet another board from Supermicro for the dual Intel Xeon E5-2600 LGA2011 range of motherboards. Supermicro has an extensive dual...
LSI 9207 and 9217 HBAs w/ SAS2308 6Gb/s SAS & SATA...
With all the PCI Express 3.0 capable motherboards being released lately both on the Intel Xeon E5 and Xeon E3 series sides, it's time...
Supermicro X9DA7 & X9DAi Dual Intel Xeon E5-2600 Workstation Motherboards
Supermicro is releasing a new dual LGA 2011 workstation motherboard which is very much a competitor to the ASUS Z9PE-D8 and EVGA SR-X Classified...