More news about the red plus models: Western Digital is trying to redefine the word “RPM”
It seems that these red plus drives are 7.2k rpm models and not 5.4k rpm, consuming more power and running hotter...
Open Crystaldiskmark directory, go to CdmResource\DiskSpd, open cmd.exe and run diskspd64.exe with these parameters:
diskspd -b4K -c20G -d120 -L -o8 -r -Sh -t4 -w20 testfile.dat
This will create a 20GByte file, use (aligned) 4 KByte for reads & writes, run for 120 seconds, with a queue depth of...
BOSS means Boot Optimized Storage Solution (https://i.dell.com/sites/doccontent/shared-content/data-sheets/en/Documents/Dell-PowerEdge-Boot-Optimized-Storage-Solution.pdf). It's a hardware raid 1 solution, you can do on the os whatever you want, this includes running a webserver.
Is it a good...
I'm using different broadcom qsfp+ passive dac cables here without problems.
Edit: I just saw that you linked to fs.com. In the last two months there werde different posts that the fs.com cables did not work (lack of quality?).
Try some cables from different brands (broadcom, ibm etc.)