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HP 381513-B21 - Smart Array P800 Controller RAID Reference Manual

HP 381513-B21 - Smart Array P800 Controller RAID Reference Manual (112 pages)

Smart Array Controllers Configuring Arrays  
Brand: HP | Category: Controller | Size: 1.53 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Overview Of Array Configuration Tools5................................................................................................................................................................
Utilities Available For Configuring An Array5................................................................................................................................................................
Comparison Of The Utilities5................................................................................................................................................................
Support For Standard Configuration Tasks6................................................................................................................................................................
Support For Advanced Configuration Tasks6................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Smart Array Advanced Pack8................................................................................................................................................................
About Saap8................................................................................................................................................................
Required Hardware8................................................................................................................................................................
Option Rom Configuration For Arrays9................................................................................................................................................................
About Orca9................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Orca Menu-driven Interface9................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Logical Drive With Orca10................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A License Key With Orca11................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Orca Cli12................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Online Array Configuration Utility For Netware14................................................................................................................................................................
About Cpqonlin14................................................................................................................................................................
Summary Of Configuration Procedure Using Cpqonlin14................................................................................................................................................................
Operating Cpqonlin In Manual Configuration Mode15................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Options In Cpqonlin15................................................................................................................................................................
Typical Manual Configuration Procedures16................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A New Array And Logical Drive17................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Spare Drives17................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Rebuild Priority Or Expand Priority18................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Rebuild Priority/expand Priority18................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Accelerator Ratio19................................................................................................................................................................
Expanding An Array19................................................................................................................................................................
Migrating Raid Level Or Stripe Size20................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Array Configuration Utility21................................................................................................................................................................
About Acu21................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Acu Gui21................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Server That Has Acu Installed22................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Remote Server Using Acu Located On A Local Server23................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Remote Server With Local Server Acu23................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Local Server Using Acu Located On A Remote Server24................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Server Using Acu Located On The Smartstart Cd26................................................................................................................................................................
Navigating The Gui28................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Screen29................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostics Screen34................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Tasks40................................................................................................................................................................
Access Control (ssp) Tasks44................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostics Tasks47................................................................................................................................................................
Wizards50................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Acu Cli54................................................................................................................................................................
Opening The Cli In Console Mode54................................................................................................................................................................
Opening The Cli In Command Mode55................................................................................................................................................................
Cli Syntax55................................................................................................................................................................
Typical Procedures59................................................................................................................................................................
Using Acu Scripting74................................................................................................................................................................
Using An Input Script74................................................................................................................................................................
Creating An Acu Script File75................................................................................................................................................................
Script File Options76................................................................................................................................................................
Acu Scripting Warning Messages86................................................................................................................................................................
Acu Scripting Error Messages87................................................................................................................................................................
Probability Of Logical Drive Failure92................................................................................................................................................................
Factors Involved In Logical Drive Failure92................................................................................................................................................................
Relative Probability Of Failure For Different Logical Drives93................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Arrays And Fault-tolerance Methods94................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Arrays94................................................................................................................................................................
Fault-tolerance Methods96................................................................................................................................................................
Raid 1+0 (raid 10)98................................................................................................................................................................
Comparing The Hardware-based Raid Methods102................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Raid Method103................................................................................................................................................................
Alternative Fault-tolerance Methods103................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnosing Array Problems105................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostic Tools105................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Resources105................................................................................................................................................................
Acronyms And Abbreviations107................................................................................................................................................................
Index109................................................................................................................................................................

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HP 381513-B21 - Smart Array P800 Controller RAID User Manual

HP 381513-B21 - Smart Array P800 Controller RAID User Manual (55 pages)

Smart Array Controllers for HP Integrity Servers  
Brand: HP | Category: Computer Hardware | Size: 1.58 MB
Table of contents
User Guide1................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Features5................................................................................................................................................................
E500 Model5................................................................................................................................................................
P700m Model6................................................................................................................................................................
P800 Model6................................................................................................................................................................
Summary Of Controller Features And Capabilities7................................................................................................................................................................
Features Common To All Controller Models7................................................................................................................................................................
Model-specific Features8................................................................................................................................................................
Overview Of The Installation Procedure10................................................................................................................................................................
Quick Installation Procedure (windows Or Linux)10................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Controller Hardware12................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing The Server12................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Controller Board12................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Storage Devices13................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Internal Storage13................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting External Storage13................................................................................................................................................................
Sas Cable Part Numbers14................................................................................................................................................................
Updating The Firmware15................................................................................................................................................................
Methods For Updating The Firmware (windows Or Linux)15................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring An Array16................................................................................................................................................................
Utilities Available For Configuring An Array16................................................................................................................................................................
Comparing The Utilities16................................................................................................................................................................
Using Orca17................................................................................................................................................................
Using Acu18................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Device Drivers And Management Agents19................................................................................................................................................................
Systems Using Microsoft Windows19................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Device Drivers19................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Event Notification Service19................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Management Agents19................................................................................................................................................................
Systems Using Linux19................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading Or Replacing Controller Options21................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The E500 Cache21................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The P700m Cache Battery21................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A P800 Cache Battery24................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The P800 Cache Module Or Controller29................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing, Moving, Or Adding Hard Drives32................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying The Status Of A Hard Drive32................................................................................................................................................................
Recognizing Hard Drive Failure33................................................................................................................................................................
Effects Of A Hard Drive Failure34................................................................................................................................................................
Compromised Fault Tolerance34................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering From Compromised Fault Tolerance34................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Hard Drives35................................................................................................................................................................
Factors To Consider Before Replacing Hard Drives35................................................................................................................................................................
Automatic Data Recovery (rebuild)36................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading Hard Drive Capacity38................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Drives And Arrays38................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Drives39................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnosing Array Problems41................................................................................................................................................................
Controller Board Runtime Leds41................................................................................................................................................................
Runtime Leds For E500 Model41................................................................................................................................................................
Runtime Leds For P700m Model42................................................................................................................................................................
Runtime Leds For P800 Model43................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Pack Leds44................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostic Tools45................................................................................................................................................................
Electrostatic Discharge47................................................................................................................................................................
Preventing Electrostatic Discharge47................................................................................................................................................................
Grounding Methods To Prevent Electrostatic Discharge47................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Compliance Notices48................................................................................................................................................................
Federal Communications Commission Notice48................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Rating Label48................................................................................................................................................................
Class A Equipment48................................................................................................................................................................
Class B Equipment48................................................................................................................................................................
Declaration Of Conformity For Products Marked With The Fcc Logo, United States Only49................................................................................................................................................................
Modifications49................................................................................................................................................................
Cables49................................................................................................................................................................
Canadian Notice (avis Canadien)49................................................................................................................................................................
European Union Regulatory Notice50................................................................................................................................................................
Bsmi Notice50................................................................................................................................................................
Chinese Notice50................................................................................................................................................................
Japanese Notice51................................................................................................................................................................
Korean Notice51................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Replacement Notice51................................................................................................................................................................
Taiwan Battery Recycling Notice52................................................................................................................................................................
Acronyms And Abbreviations53................................................................................................................................................................
Index54................................................................................................................................................................
HP 381513-B21 - Smart Array P800 Controller RAID User Manual

HP 381513-B21 - Smart Array P800 Controller RAID User Manual (43 pages)

for HP ProLiant Servers  
Brand: HP | Category: Computer Hardware | Size: 1.26 MB
Table of contents
User Guide1................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Features5................................................................................................................................................................
Main Components On The Board5................................................................................................................................................................
Controller Specifications5................................................................................................................................................................
Overview Of The Installation Procedure7................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Controller In An Unconfigured Server7................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Controller In A Previously-configured Server7................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Controller Hardware9................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing The Server9................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Controller Board9................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Storage Devices10................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Internal Storage10................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting External Storage10................................................................................................................................................................
Sas Cable Part Numbers11................................................................................................................................................................
Updating The Firmware12................................................................................................................................................................
Methods For Updating The Firmware12................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring An Array13................................................................................................................................................................
Utilities Available For Configuring An Array13................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Boot Controller And Controller Order14................................................................................................................................................................
Setting A Controller As The Boot Controller14................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Controller Order14................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Device Drivers And Management Agents16................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Device Drivers16................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Management Agents16................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading Or Replacing Controller Options17................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Or Adding A Battery17................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Cache Module Or Controller21................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing, Moving, Or Adding Hard Drives25................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying The Status Of A Hard Drive25................................................................................................................................................................
Recognizing Hard Drive Failure26................................................................................................................................................................
Effects Of A Hard Drive Failure27................................................................................................................................................................
Compromised Fault Tolerance27................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering From Compromised Fault Tolerance27................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Hard Drives28................................................................................................................................................................
Factors To Consider Before Replacing Hard Drives28................................................................................................................................................................
Automatic Data Recovery (rebuild)29................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading Hard Drive Capacity31................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Drives And Arrays31................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Drives32................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnosing Array Problems33................................................................................................................................................................
Controller Board Runtime Leds33................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Pack Leds34................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostic Tools35................................................................................................................................................................
Electrostatic Discharge37................................................................................................................................................................
Preventing Electrostatic Discharge37................................................................................................................................................................
Grounding Methods To Prevent Electrostatic Discharge37................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Compliance Notices38................................................................................................................................................................
Federal Communications Commission Notice38................................................................................................................................................................
Modifications38................................................................................................................................................................
Cables38................................................................................................................................................................
Canadian Notice38................................................................................................................................................................
European Union Regulatory Notice38................................................................................................................................................................
Bsmi Notice39................................................................................................................................................................
Japanese Class A Notice39................................................................................................................................................................
Korean Class A Notice39................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Replacement Notice39................................................................................................................................................................
Taiwan Battery Recycling Notice40................................................................................................................................................................
Acronyms And Abbreviations41................................................................................................................................................................
Index42................................................................................................................................................................

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HP 381513-B21 - Smart Array P800 Controller RAID Technology Brief

HP 381513-B21 - Smart Array P800 Controller RAID Technology Brief (32 pages)

Smart Array Controller technology  
Brand: HP | Category: Adapter | Size: 0.44 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents2................................................................................................................................................................
Abstract3................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction3................................................................................................................................................................
Storage Trends3................................................................................................................................................................
Meeting Data Storage Requirements4................................................................................................................................................................
High Performance4................................................................................................................................................................
Pci Express Technology4................................................................................................................................................................
Sas/sata Technology5................................................................................................................................................................
Sas-2 Standard6................................................................................................................................................................
Mini Sas 4x Cable Connectors And Receptacles7................................................................................................................................................................
High-performance Processor7................................................................................................................................................................
Cache Module Benefits8................................................................................................................................................................
Read-ahead Caching8................................................................................................................................................................
Write-back Caching8................................................................................................................................................................
Balanced Cache Size9................................................................................................................................................................
Raid Performance Enhancements9................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Striping9................................................................................................................................................................
Parity Data9................................................................................................................................................................
Background Raid Creation9................................................................................................................................................................
Raid 5 And Raid 6 Read-modify-write9................................................................................................................................................................
Striping Across Arrays10................................................................................................................................................................
Raid 1 Load Balancing10................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Versus Software Raid10................................................................................................................................................................
Smart Array Performance11................................................................................................................................................................
Data Availability14................................................................................................................................................................
Raid Support14................................................................................................................................................................
Stripe Size Migration14................................................................................................................................................................
Raid Migration15................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Roaming16................................................................................................................................................................
Mirror Splitting And Recombining16................................................................................................................................................................
Online Drive Flash16................................................................................................................................................................
Recovery Rom16................................................................................................................................................................
Pre-failure Warranty Using S.m.a.r.t Technology16................................................................................................................................................................
Automatic Data Recovery With Rapid Rebuild Technology17................................................................................................................................................................
Online Spare17................................................................................................................................................................
Dynamic Sector Repair18................................................................................................................................................................
Ecc Protection18................................................................................................................................................................
Battery-backed Write Cache18................................................................................................................................................................
Selection Criteria For Battery-backed Cache19................................................................................................................................................................
Types Of Batteries19................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Replacement20................................................................................................................................................................
Alternatives To Battery Replacement20................................................................................................................................................................
Flash-backed Write Cache20................................................................................................................................................................
Fbwc Architecture21................................................................................................................................................................
Fbwc Cache22................................................................................................................................................................
Super-capacitor22................................................................................................................................................................
Capturing Data During Power Loss22................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Data From The Flash-backed Cache23................................................................................................................................................................
Entry Level Raid Solutions23................................................................................................................................................................
Software Raid23................................................................................................................................................................
Zero Memory Raid23................................................................................................................................................................
Storage Support And Pathway Redundancy24................................................................................................................................................................
Solid State Drives24................................................................................................................................................................
Native Command Queuing24................................................................................................................................................................
Dual Domain Support24................................................................................................................................................................
Tape Device Support25................................................................................................................................................................
Smart Array Advanced Pack25................................................................................................................................................................
Storage Management26................................................................................................................................................................
Array Configuration Utility27................................................................................................................................................................
Option Rom Configuration For Arrays27................................................................................................................................................................
Cpqonlin27................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Systems Insight Manager27................................................................................................................................................................
Performance Monitoring28................................................................................................................................................................
Fault Prediction28................................................................................................................................................................
Array Diagnostics Utility28................................................................................................................................................................
Summary28................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: Capacity Growth Technologies29................................................................................................................................................................
Array Expansion29................................................................................................................................................................
Logical Drive Creation30................................................................................................................................................................
Logical Drive Extension31................................................................................................................................................................
For More Information32................................................................................................................................................................
Call To Action32................................................................................................................................................................
HP 381513-B21 - Smart Array P800 Controller RAID Technology Brief

HP 381513-B21 - Smart Array P800 Controller RAID Technology Brief (15 pages)

Redundancy in enterprise storage networks using dual domain SAS configurations  
Brand: HP | Category: Adapter | Size: 0.38 MB
Table of contents
Abstract2................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction2................................................................................................................................................................
Why Dual-domain Sas Is Important2................................................................................................................................................................
Single Sas Domain3................................................................................................................................................................
Dual-domain Sas4................................................................................................................................................................
Examples Of Redundant Architectures Using Serial Storage5................................................................................................................................................................
Dual-domain Sas: Servers In Two-node Cluster6................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Dual-path With Cascaded Jbods7................................................................................................................................................................
Summary8................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: Nomenclature And Definitions9................................................................................................................................................................
Dual-path9................................................................................................................................................................
Dual-port9................................................................................................................................................................
Jbod9................................................................................................................................................................
Multiple Scsi Domains9................................................................................................................................................................
Port Identifier9................................................................................................................................................................
Sas Domain10................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Domain10................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Initiator10................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Initiator Port10................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Target Port10................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B: Enabling Technology11................................................................................................................................................................
Sas And Sata Technology11................................................................................................................................................................
Connectors12................................................................................................................................................................
Backplane13................................................................................................................................................................
Devices13................................................................................................................................................................
Drives And Controllers13................................................................................................................................................................
Expander13................................................................................................................................................................
Cluster Interconnect13................................................................................................................................................................
Firmware And Software14................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Tunneling Protocol (stp)14................................................................................................................................................................
Spc-3 Target Port Group Commands14................................................................................................................................................................
For More Information15................................................................................................................................................................
Call To Action15................................................................................................................................................................
HP 381513-B21 - Smart Array P800 Controller RAID Introduction Manual

HP 381513-B21 - Smart Array P800 Controller RAID Introduction Manual (10 pages)

Serial ATA technology, 2nd edition  
Brand: HP | Category: Adapter | Size: 0.36 MB
Table of contents
Introduction2................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Ata Technology2................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Ata Technology3................................................................................................................................................................
Low Voltage Differential Signaling4................................................................................................................................................................
Signal Integrity4................................................................................................................................................................
Sata Performance5................................................................................................................................................................
Sata 1.5 Gb/s5................................................................................................................................................................
Sata 1.5 Gb/s (with Extensions)5................................................................................................................................................................
Sata 3.0-gb/s5................................................................................................................................................................
Sata Devices5................................................................................................................................................................
Cabling And Connector6................................................................................................................................................................
Initiators6................................................................................................................................................................
Port Multipliers7................................................................................................................................................................
Targets7................................................................................................................................................................
Sata/sas Interoperability7................................................................................................................................................................
Sata Topologies8................................................................................................................................................................
Internal8................................................................................................................................................................
External8................................................................................................................................................................
Conclusion9................................................................................................................................................................
For More Information10................................................................................................................................................................
Call To Action10................................................................................................................................................................
HP 381513-B21 - Smart Array P800 Controller RAID Technology Brief

HP 381513-B21 - Smart Array P800 Controller RAID Technology Brief (10 pages)

RAID 6 with HP Advanced Data Guarding technology  
Brand: HP | Category: Adapter | Size: 0.23 MB
Table of contents
Abstract2................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction2................................................................................................................................................................
Functions And Limitations Of Raid Schemes3................................................................................................................................................................
Fault Tolerance Of Raid Schemes5................................................................................................................................................................
Cost-effectiveness Of Raid Schemes7................................................................................................................................................................
Performance Of Raid Schemes8................................................................................................................................................................
Summary9................................................................................................................................................................
Call To Action10................................................................................................................................................................

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