julien.cigar at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 10:14:51 UTC 2016
On Fri, Jun 03, 2016 at 10:41:38AM +0100, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> Just one change - don't use RAID1 use ZFS mirrors. ZFS does better
> RAID than any hardware controller.
right.. I must admit that I haven't looked at ZFS yet (I'm still using
UFS + gmirror), but it will be the opportunity to do so..!
Does ZFS play well with HAST?
> On Fri, 3 Jun 2016 10:38:43 +0200
> Julien Cigar <julien.cigar at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I'm looking for a low-cost redundant HA storage solution for our (small)
> > team here (~30 people). It will be used to store files generated by some
> > webapps, to provide a redundant dovecot (imap) server, etc.
> > For the hardware I have to go with HP (no choice), so I planned to buy
> > 2 x HP ProLiant DL320e Gen8 v2 E3-1241v3 (768645-421) with
> > 4 x WD Hard Drive Re SATA 4TB 3.5in 6gb/s 7200rpm 64MB Buffer
> > (WD4000FYYZ) in a RAID1 config (the machine has a smartarray P222
> > controller, which is apparently supported by the ciss driver)
> > On the FreeBSD side I plan to use HAST with CARP, and the volumes will
> > be exported through NFS4.
> > Any comments on this setup (or other recommendations) ? :)
> > Thanks!
> > Julien
> Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at sohara.org>
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