[CentOS] HA Storage Cookbook?

Rainer Duffner rainer at ultra-secure.de
Fri Nov 7 23:05:17 UTC 2008


Am 07.11.2008 um 23:35 schrieb nate:

> Gordon McLellan wrote:
>
>> I guess I'm saying, if you interpret the name "Serial Attached Scsi"
>> literally, then the Seagate ES.2 is not an SAS drive - it is not a
>> scsi drive with a serial interface.  However, if you interpret SAS as
>> an interface standard, then the interface board determines what the
>> drive is, more so than its mechanical construction.
>
> SAS and SATA use the same physical interface, the drive mentioned
> is most definitely SATA. Largest SAS drive I have heard of
> myself is 400GB, same as the max size for FC drives.


There are also SATA drives with FC-interfaces....
"FATA"

Used in SANs, mainly.

Take a look at Promise's VtrakJ610-series for cheap 16-bay JBOD array  
with SAS-connection to the server.
Apple re-badges them...



Rainer





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