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DUAL PORT SAS VS SINGLE PORT SAS

Hi

What is the difference betwen single and dual port sas drives in DL 360 G5 server. What is the advantage if i use a dual port sas drives in my DL 360 G5 server???

I found that the cost is same for single and dual port sas drives.

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Re: DUAL PORT SAS VS SINGLE PORT SAS

hi Navaneeda

topic discussed several times but don't get confused DP HDD are intented for storage which can take advantage of dual port HDD capabilities for server like proliant it really does not matter

check this threads

http://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?admit=109447626+1210412048485+28353475&...

http://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=1210934

regards
Didn't your momma teach you to say thanks!
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Honored Contributor Honored Contributor

Re: DUAL PORT SAS VS SINGLE PORT SAS

hi Navaneeda

topic discussed several times but don't get confused DP HDD are intented for storage which can take advantage of dual port HDD capabilities for server like proliant it really does not matter

check this threads

http://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?admit=109447626+1210412048485+28353475&...

http://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=1210934

regards
Didn't your momma teach you to say thanks!
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Re: DUAL PORT SAS VS SINGLE PORT SAS

Unfortunatly those links no longer work.

 

For now, something like this MIGHT assist those that are looking:
HP SAS Enterprise and Midline Hard Drives - Compatibility Between Single Port (SP) and Dual Port (DP...

 

or

Serverfault - Mixing dual and single port SAS disks

 

I ran into this question and just wanted to give the information if needed by someone else.