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SanDisk CloudSpeed Ultra™ Gen. II SATA SSD
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Elastic Infrastructure Powers Cloud and Software-Defined Storage

Elastic infrastructure powers databases, mission-critical applications, mobile apps, collaboration, and IT infrastructure. Whether delivered by cloud service providers or cloud-like software-defined storage solutions, elastic infrastructure needs to leverage storage performance to enable the type of data services that help run enterprises or enable personal productivity and leisure time.

Storage performance – intensive I/O operations at low response times – is key to enabling transaction processing that is the basis of cloud-based e-commerce, micropayments, in-app purchases, and on-premises software-defined storage to run enterprise latency-sensitive workloads.

Storage Price/Performance is Necessary for Cloud Economics

In order for XaaS cloud business models and software-defined storage solutions to flourish, price/performance must be attainable. Though many varieties of proprietary, high-performing storage solutions already exist, cloud service providers and software-defined storage solutions, e.g., hyperconverged infrastructure, architect their systems to maximize the utility of standard, commodity hardware.

The ability to achieve maximum performance, while achieving price/performance based on commodity hardware is crucial for cloud delivery on an elastic infrastructure.

CloudSpeed Ultra Gen. II for Cloud Economics

To help enable elastic infrastructure for the cloud era, SanDisk offers a SATA SSD with price/performance capability to enable cloud and software-defined storage to provide elastic performance for latency-sensitive workloads.

CloudSpeed Ultra Gen. II SATA SSD – up to 1.6TB capacity - breaks the sub-$1 per gigabyte barrier for performance-optimized SATA SSDs. SanDisk price/performance value is achieved by leveraging CloudSpeed Ultra performance that enables cloud storage and compute density without the sacrifice of a low latency QoS or write operations.

For use in mixed-use workload environments with write operations, CloudSpeed Ultra performs 32,000 4K write IOPS with an average write latency of 56 microseconds.

CloudSpeed provides for an overall lower total cost of ownership (TCO) based on the ability to achieve storage and compute density for elastic cloud computing.

CloudSpeed Ultra™ Gen. II SATA SSD for Cloud Computing

Technical Specifications:

CloudSpeed™ Gen. II SATA SSDs

  CloudSpeed Ultra Gen. II MLC CloudSpeed Eco Gen. II MLC
Model CloudSpeed Ultra Gen. II MLC CloudSpeed Eco Gen. II MLC
Capacity1 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB 480GB, 960GB, 1.92TB
Sequential Read/Write MB/s2 Up to 530/460 Up to 530/460
Random Read/Write IOPS (4K)3 Up to 76K/32K Up to 76K/14K
Interface SATA 6Gb/s
Form Factor 2.5"
Unrecovered Bit Error Rate (UBER) < 1 sector in 1018* bits read < 1 sector in 1018* bits read
MTBF 2 million hours
Endurance DWPD (Random Read)4 1.8 for 5 years Up to 0.6 for 5 years
Warranty Lesser of 5 years or maximum endurance used
Power Consumption Active (Typ) 3.8W avg sequential write, 2.6 avg. sequential read
1 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Actual user capacity less. 2 Up to stated speed. Based on internal testing; performance may vary depending on drive capacity, host device, OS and application. 1MB = 1,000,000 bytes. 3 Based on a 128KB transfer rate, using Oakgate SVF exerciser. 4 Warranty/DWPD - The lesser of 5 years from the date of manufacture of the product or the date on which the product’s relevant endurance thresholds set forth in the product specifications are reached. * 1 recoverable error in 1017 (Measured) bits read; 1 in 1018 (Projected) bits read


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