The DC500 series SSDs incorporate end-to-end data path protection to help guarantee that all user data transferred into the SSD is protected against transient errors. The DC500R and DC500M both include on-board power-loss protection (PLP) via power capacitors and firmware. This ensures data-in-flight is written to the NAND Flash memory in the event of unexpected power loss. Additionally, PLP ensures that the drives’ mapping table (FTL) is updated prior to power being removed from the drive. These power loss safeguards reduce the chance of data loss and ensure that the drive will successfully re-initialise on the next power-up of the system.
Quality of Service (QoS)
The DC500 series delivers on QoS (*,**,***) with consistency, predictability of latency (response time) and IOPS (IOs per Second) performance while servicing balanced read and write workloads. Performance predictability is essential for web hosting applications that must deliver on SLAs promised to customers. The DC500 series efficiency produces the reliability needed for web server applications that require read-centric drives or mixed-use intensive workloads where uptime is mission critical.
Application use cases
Designed for service providers running a wide range of customer applications including:
- High-speed databases
- High-bandwidth media streaming
- SQL server reporting services (SSRS)
- BI, ERP, CRM, GL, OLAP, OLTP, ERM and EDW workloads
- Cloud service providers
Both DC500R and DC500M feature enterprise-class reliability with end-to-end data path protection, SMART health monitoring and strong ECC. They are backed by legendary pre and post-sales support along with a five-year limited warranty. *****
* Workload based on FIO, random 4KB QD=1 workload, measured as the time taken for 99.9% of commands to finish the round-trip from host to drive and to host.
** Measurement taken once the workload has reached a steady state but including all background activities required for normal operation and data reliability.
*** Based on 960GB capacity.
**** Some of the listed capacity on a Flash storage device is used for formatting and other functions and is thus not available for data storage. As such, the actual available capacity for data storage is less than what is listed on the products. For more information, go to Kingston’s Flash Guide at kingston.com/flashguide.
***** Limited warranty based on 5 years or SSD “Life Remaining”, which can be found using the Kingston SSD Manager (kingston.com/SSDManager). A new, unused product will show a wear indicator value of one hundred (100), whereas a product that has reached its endurance limit of program erase cycles will show a wear indicator value of one (1). See kingston.com/wa for details.