[CentOS] 8-15 TB storage: any recommendations?

Boris Epstein borepstein at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 21:42:48 UTC 2010


On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 4:40 PM, Max Hetrick <maxhetrick at verizon.net> wrote:
> Boris Epstein wrote:
>
>> This is not directly related to CentOS but still: we are trying to set
>> up some storage servers to run under Linux - most likely CentOS. The
>> storage volume would be in the range specified: 8-15 TB. Any
>> recommendations as far as hardware?
>
> Why not just get a SAN appliance, and then attach it to your CentOS
> server with iSCSI. My company is getting ready to do the same. We have
> the hardware in place, just haven't had time to hook it all up and spin
> the thing up. We purchased an IBM SAN, and then we'll attach it to an
> older xSeries 235 server running CentOS.
>
> Or are you looking for some cheaper solutions?
>
> Regards,
> Max
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Max,

Roughly how much space does the appliance provide? And how much did it cost?

Thanks.

Boris.


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