The Lightning Ultra™ Gen. II 12Gb/s SAS SSD doubles interface speed, providing the highest performance for mission-critical hyperscale, cloud and virtualized data center application workloads.This next generation Lightning® SSD offers a feature-rich robust design, combined with SanDisk’s innovative parallel processing architecture to deliver full data path protection (T10-DIF support), temperature based power control, SED instant secure erase, an MTBF of 2.5 million hours and power fail protection. This SSD is backward-compatible with 6Gb/s SAS and offers a single firmware binary platform for seamless integration and reduced qualification times.
Lightning Ultra™ Gen. II SAS SSDs offer industry-leading predictable performance with high availability for the analysis of large data sets. Available in 19nm SLC capacities from 200GB – 800GB and with random read/write performance of up to 190K/100K IOPS* and sequential read/write speed of up to 1000/600 MB/s/*. These SSDs are designed for write-intensive applications such as High Performance Computing (HPC), Big Data Analytics, Data Warehousing, Database Logging, Media Editing, and Indexing, with a heavy workload comprised of a 50/50 read/write mix. This SSD offers 25 full drive writes per day (DWPD) with a limited 5 year warranty.
Lightning Ultra Gen. II SAS SSDs are a product of SanDisk’s vertical integration - spanning from the fabrication of the NAND technology and wafer to the manufacturing of the finished SSD. This vertical integration, results in a customized solution that takes full advantage of each component to deliver maximum performance and quality assurance. Lightning Ultra Gen. II SSDs provide high, predictable performance, industry-leading reliability, and maximum value.
- Full data path protection, end-to-end T10-DIF support
- SED, Instant Secure Erase
- Temperature-based performance control
- MTBF - 2.5 Million Hours
- 5 Year Warranty
* Performance may vary by capacity