Time for a new SATA raid server ...
jpp at cloudview.com
Wed Jun 8 18:51:23 GMT 2005
I'm about to consign my old cobbled together file server and it's
collection of FireWire drives to that place servers go to die.
I need to build a file server with up to 2 TB of capacity - most of this
storage will be near-line storage for video and photo archives and so
will not have high performance needs. It will need to be highly reliable.
My current thought is to go with a 3ware based SATA raid solution using
300 or 400gb sata drives (7 x 400's with 6 in a raid 5 array with a hot
Questions: does anybody on the list have such a box running in production?
Any issues I need to watch for?
Does anybody build these pre-configured?
What other raid controllers should I consider? (must have real FreeBSD
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