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HPE Smart Array P822 Controller

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The HPE Smart Array P822 Controller is a standard height, half length, 6 Gb/s, PCIe 3.0, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) RAID controller that provides enterprise class, second generation storage performance, maximum external scalability, and data protection for select HPE ProLiant Gen8 rack servers and tower servers.

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Compatible with

  • XenServer 6.0
  • XenServer 6.0.2
  • XenServer 6.2
  • XenServer 7.0

Compatibility

  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

The HPE Smart Array P822 Controller is a standard height, half length, 6 Gb/s, PCIe 3.0, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) RAID controller that provides enterprise class, second generation storage performance, maximum external scalability, and data protection for select HPE ProLiant Gen8 rack servers and tower servers.

It features two internal and four external SAS ports. Advanced storage functionality, including online RAID level migration with flash backed write cache (FBWC), global online spare, and pre-failure warning all result in increased server uptime. Data compatibility gives customers an easy upgrade path to future Smart Array Controllers.

HPE Smart Array Advanced Pack 2.0 firmware provides advanced functionality for this next generation of Smart Array controllers, including features such as RAID 1 ADM (Advanced Data Mirroring) 5, 6 with ADG, 50, and 60, making it easier for customers to protect their data.

Features

  • Up to 3x performance improvement over previous generation, using DDR3-1333 cache memory
  • Greater scalability for explosive growth with up to 227 drives supported
  • Long term data retention with 2GB flash backed write cache (FBWC) offered as a standard feature
  • GUI-based configuration, management and diagnostic tools. Smart Array Advanced Pack (SAAP) 2.0 included
  • New predictive spare activation for improved rebuild and maximized uptime