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14 Apr 2009
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New SAS Disk Options Available for Sun Blade T6320 and T6340 [21623]
New 146GB 10,000 rpm SFF SAS Disk Supports SAS2

Sun has announced that new SFF 146GB 10,000 rpm SAS disks are now available for the Sun Blade T6320 and T6340 Server Modules as Assemble-to-Order (ATO) and X-options. These new disks are SAS2 capable and offer better availability. Up to 4 can be supported on the Sun Blade T6320 server module and up to 2 on the T6340 server module.
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16 Feb 2009
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300GB SAS Hard Disk Drives Now Available for Sun CoolThreads Servers [21301]
Enables Sun Customers to Utilize the Latest Hard Disk Drive Technology

Customers of the Sun SPARC Enterprise T5120, T5220, T5140, T5240, and T5440 Servers now have an ATO and X-Option for 300GB 10K RPM, 2.5" SAS hard disk drives. The 300GB drive comes with the largest memory capacity of any disk option that Sun offers in a 2.5" form factor. In a 16-disk configuration, which is available on T5220 and T5240, this new disk drive option allows up to 4.8TB of storage within a compact 2 rack unit (RU) server.
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12 Jan 2009
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450 GB 15K RPM Disk Drive for the ST 9985V and ST 9990V [21138]
Fibre-Channel Disks Provide Increased Performance

The new 450 GB 15K Fibre-Channel Disks provide increased performance levels in comparison to the currently offered 400GB 10K rpm disks and higher capacity than the current 300GB/15K rpm disks at excellent performance levels.
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27 Oct 2008
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Sun Blade 6000 Disk Module and Sun Blade 6000 Multi-Fabric Network Express Module [20783]
Easy Scalability with Direct Attach Storage

Each module of the Sun Blade 6000 Disk Module and the Sun Blade 6000 Multi-Fabric Network Express Module (NEM+) just announced by Sun can provide up to 1.17TB of direct attach storage space for the Sun Blade 6000 Modular System, conveniently and cost effectively without either the cost or the management overhead that comes with external storage. The Sun Blade 6000 Disk Module supports such storage-hungry applications as file service, MySQL and many other web infrastructure applications.
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27 Oct 2008
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250Gb SATA Disk Drives for Sun Fire and SPARC Enterprise T1000 Server [20784]
Boosts Hard Disk Storage Capacity; 160GB SATA Hard Disk Drive Being Transitioned

Sun offers standard configurations for the Sun Fire and SPARC Enterprise T1000 Server with CoolThreads technology that feature 250GB 3.5" SATA hard disk drives. Sun will transition existing Sun Fire and SPARC Enterprise T1000 standard configurations utilizing the 160GB SATA hard disk drive, as well as 160GB SATA X-option parts.
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27 Oct 2008
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15K Drive Supported with Sun Blade T6300 Server Blade [20789]
73GB 15K SFF Drive Now Supported

The (X)RA-SS2CD-73G15K 73GB 15,000 rpm disk drive in Nemo bracket is now supported on T6300 server module. The 15,000 rpm drive is a step up from the usual 10,000 rpm drive in terms of random and sequential performance. The increased performance is especially beneficial for boot disk and interaction with database tables.
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