[CentOS] File Server using ISCSI attached storage - Hardware HBA ?

nate centos at linuxpowered.net
Wed Oct 21 23:17:22 UTC 2009


Clint Dilks wrote:

> Hi, Thanks for the response.
>
> At the moment I'm not exactly sure what ISCSI storage will be bought,
> but hopefully something like
> http://www1.ap.dell.com/nz/en/business/storage/equallogic-ps4000-series/ct.aspx?refid=equallogic-ps4000-series&s=bsd&cs=nzbsd1

Don't know what your requirements are but file serving could
be handled by DAS at a lower cost -

http://www1.ap.dell.com/nz/en/business/sas/ct.aspx?refid=sas&s=bsd&cs=nzbsd1&~ck=mn

I wouldn't go DAS if you plan on adapting the iSCSI stuff to run
other applications such as virtualization or clustering or
something.

just a thought..

nate




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