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Dell PowerVault LTO Ultrium ( LTO-1 to LTO-8)

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LTO Generation
 

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DELL LTO Ultrium Tapes are available from LTO-1 to LTO-8 formats.
 

Certified Solution

Dell Tape LTO Media delivers quality, compatibility and reliability, all at an affordable price, and is recommended for use with all Dell PowerVault™ tape backup devices and third-party tape backup products. Dell products have been tested and validated on Dell systems to ensure compatibility and long working life with your servers. Dell media offers smooth, stable transitions with minimal error rate and high efficiency. Backed by a limited lifetime warranty by Dell technical service and support, you can rely on Dell's proven leadership and quality to help ensure that your data is protected and accessible.

Large Storage Capacity and High Transfer Speeds

As database- and internet-related applications require greater data storage, and critical operations demand minimized downtime due to backup operations, new cost-effective solutions are needed. LTO Ultrium ultra-high-capacity cartridge is such a solution. With storage capacity of up to 12TB native and data-transfer rates of up to 360MB/sec native (Full Height), this increased performance (measured by higher transfer speeds) means less time spent on backups and archive operations, and greater overall efficiency.

WORM Media

Dell offers LTO-5 and later generation WORM media, which provide a cost-effective means for storing data in non-rewriteable format to help address compliance requirements. This means once data is written to a piece of WORM media, the data on the tape cannot be changed or overwritten. WORM media can be appended to if data is already present on the tape. The media also stores unique identifiers, which enable the drive to determine whether or not the media has been tampered with. WORM media offers a method of data retention for compliance laws such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Specific WORM media bar code labels will end in LT.

Encrypted for Security

LTO-4 and later generation drives have introduced Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 256-bit encryption algorithms to keep data secure, preventing unauthorized access to data. The hardware-based AES 256-bit encryption capability offers higher level of security during storage and transporting of sensitive information.

Cleaning LTO cartridges

Dell offers the Dell PowerVault Ultrium UCC (universal cleaning cartridges) to help in long-term reliability of the LTO drive and media. Dell offers cleaning with and without cleaning bar code labels.

Dell Bar Code Labels

Bar code labeling is a key organizational component that defines the efficiency of growing media libraries. Autoloaders and tape libraries require a bar code label to identify the correct data cartridge. Dell offers varying bar code labels to fit any user environment.
compatibility
Tape Drive LTO-1 Media LTO-2 Media LTO-3 Media LTO-4 Media LTO-5 Media LTO-6 Media LTO-7 Media LTO-7 M8 LTO-8 Universal Cleaning
LTO-1 Tape Drive Read/Write                  
LTO-2 Tape Drive Read/Write Read/Write                
LTO-3 Tape Drive Read Only Read/Write Read/Write              
LTO-4 Tape Drive   Read Only Read/Write Read/Write            
LTO-5 Tape Drive     Read Only Read/Write Read/Write          
LTO-6 Tape Drive       Read Only Read/Write Read/Write        
LTO-7 Tape Drive         Read Only Read/Write Read/Write      
LTO-8 Tape Drive             Read/Write Read/Write Read/Write  
Specifications
Characteristics LTO-1 LTO-2 LTO-3 LTO-4 LTO-5 LTO-6 LTO-7 LTO-8 LTO UCC
Recording Format LTO-1 LTO-2 LTO-3 LTO-4 LTO-5 LTO-6 LTO-7 LTO-8 Cleaning
Part No.   0N0439 0HC591 0YN156 02H9YH 3W22T 07J4HF   01X024
Native Capacity 100 GB 200 GB 400 GB 800 GB 1.5 TB 2.5 TB 6 TB 12 TB -
Compressed Capacity 200 GB 400 GB 800 GB 1.6 TB 3.0 TB 6.25 TB 15 TB 30 TB -
Assume Compression 2 Ratio 1 (2:1) 2 Ratio 1 (2:1) 2 Ratio 1 (2:1) 2 Ratio 1 (2:1) 2 Ratio 1 (2:1) 2.5 : 1 2.5 : 1 2.5 : 1 -
Data Transfer Rate ( Native/Compressed) MB/s 20/40 40/80 80/160 120/240 140/280 160/400 300/750 360/900 -
Tape Length (meters) 609 609 680 820 846 846 960 960 -
Material Metal Particle(MP) Metal Particle(MP) Metal Particle(MP) Metal Particle(MP) Metal Particle(MP) Barrium ferite (BaFe) Barrium ferite (BaFe) Barrium ferite (BaFe) -
Variants Read Write (RW) Read Write (RW) Read Write (RW), Write once Read Many (WORM) Read Write (RW), Write once Read Many (WORM) Read Write (RW), Write once Read Many (WORM) Read Write (RW), Write once Read Many (WORM) Read Write (RW), Write once Read Many (WORM) Read Write (RW), Write once Read Many (WORM) -
Archival Life 30 Years 30 Years 30 Years 30 Years 30 Years 30 Years 30 Years 30 Years -
Warranty Limited Lifetime Warranty as specified by Manufacturer Limited Lifetime Warranty as specified by Manufacturer Limited Lifetime Warranty as specified by Manufacturer Limited Lifetime Warranty as specified by Manufacturer Limited Lifetime Warranty as specified by Manufacturer Limited Lifetime Warranty as specified by Manufacturer Limited Lifetime Warranty as specified by Manufacturer Limited Lifetime Warranty as specified by Manufacturer Max 50 Cleanings Per Tape
FAQ

What is the difference between Native and compressed capacity of LTO tapes?

Data to be written on the tape is compressed before its written. If the data is highly repetitive, it will have high compression ratio ( a Text file will be compressabile, a BMP image is highly compressible). But if the data is already compressed ( say you have tarred or Zipped the data already), it won't be further compressible.

For Data That's non compressed you will see capacity higher than the native capacity. For data that's already compressed you will capacity close to the native capacity.

TLDR : Native capacity is what is guaranteed. You might get Compressed capacity , ormore than the compressed capacity depending on how compressible your data is.

What is a typical Compression ratio ?

Upto LTO-5 the compression ratio was defined as 2:1. It assumed that 100GB data for example could be compressed to 50GB. From LTO-6 onwards the Compression ratio is defined as 2.5:1.

Compression ratio always depends on the data you are writing. A tar file can't be further compressed for example, whereas a file of repetitive data can be compressed beyond 3 or 4 times.

What is the meaning of Limited Lifetime Warranty ?

For the lifetime of the Media, its covered by warranty by manufacturer. Typically the useful lifetime of the media will be defined in years and number of read/write mounts. Refer to the vendor website for more details on warranty.

Can I use a newer LTO media in my old Tape drive ?

No, There is no forward Compatibility. Which means Your can't use LTO-9 media (when its launched) in your LTO-8 tape drive. To use LTO-9 Media you would have to upgrade your tape drive to LTO-9 tape drive.

Can I use my old Media in new tape drive ?

Yes, LTO Drive are backward compatible to 2 previous generations. Each New LTO tape drive is Read/Write compatible to previous generation and Read only Compatible to generation before that. For Exmaple LTO- 7 tape drive is RW compatible to LTO-6 and Read-Only LTO-5. This way you know that any old media you have ( upto 2 prior generations) is also compatible. The only Exception is LTO-8 Drive which is not compatible with LTO-6.

Can I use LTO-6 Tape Media in my LTO-8 drive ? Why is the LTO-8 drive not backward compatible to 2 previous Gens

LTO-8 tape drive is the only tape drive which is not comaptible with 2 previous generations. However it has a special functionality - it can format your LTO-7 Media as a 50% high capacity LTO-7 type M media

What is LTO-7 type M Media ?

LTO-8 tape drive can Format a previously unused LTO-7 media as LTO-7 type M media. The advantage is that instead of 6TB native capacity, it would yield 9TB compressed capacity. This media however is only writable in LTO-8 tape drive.

That's 50% more capacity for LTO-7 media at the same price.

Can you give me pre-labelled custom Labels for LTO tapes ?

Yes, we can provide you Custom Labels from Tri-Optics ( The world's largest and only IBM and HP authroized Media Label). We can further offer you labels in series you want ( Say AUH001 to AUH100) .

What is the difference between LTO tapes using Metal Particle (MP) and Barium Ferrite (BaFe) ?

All the older Generation LTO tapes use Metal Particle technology. This technology has limitations in how densly you can pack data on a single tape.
Starting LTO-6 , Dell Shifted to BaFe.
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