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Dell SAS 6/iR

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The Dell™ Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 6/iR family of integrated RAID controllers provides a cost-effective, entry-level RAID configuration and management solution for internal storage on Dell PowerEdge™ servers and Dell Precision™ workstations.

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Compatible with

  • Citrix Hypervisor 8.0
  • XenServer 6.0
  • XenServer 6.0.2
  • XenServer 6.1

Compatibility

  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

Dell SAS 6/iR controllers are designed as a cost effective, entry-level solution for basic RAID-0 (integrated striping) and RAID-1 (integrated mirroring) functionality; they support only internaroring) functionality; they support only internal disks and do not provide the performance advantages of cache or battery backup. Administrators can choose between these controllers and the Dell PowerEdge Expandable RAID Controller (PERC) 6 family to help optimize RAID configuration and management in their environments.

The Dell Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 6/iR The Dell Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 6/iR family of integrated RAID controllers provides integrated RAID capabilities for internal SAS and Serial ATA (SATA) drives on Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell Precision workstations The controllers use high-performance 3 Gbps SAS technology to connect to the physical drives and PCI Express (PCIe) to connect to host servers

The Dell™ Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 6/iR family of integrated RAID controllers provides a cost-effective, entry-level RAID configuration and management solution for internal storage on Dell PowerEdge™ servers and Dell Precision™ workstations.

Features

  • Speeds of up to 3 Gbps (half duplex) or 6 Gbps (full duplex) for each port
  • or 6 Gbps (full duplex) for each port four ports each, for a total bandwidth of 12 Gbps per connector
  • Integrated ARM I/O processor for RAID operations
  • SAS expander support, including support for up to 10 physical disks in the PowerEdge 2900 with a flex bay installed and up to 10 physical disks in RAID-0 configurations
  • Global hot spare support, including support for up to two global hot spares for each virtual disk (dedicated hot spares are not supported)
  • Enhanced storage enclosure processor and status LED support, including all LED status states except rebuild abort.