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

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Thu Jan 7 14:15:34 UTC 2010


On 01/07/2010 03:28 AM, earl ramirez wrote:
> You can have a look at this, I don't know what your budget is like
>
> http://www.drobo.com/Products/drobopro/index.php
>
> I have a drobo and it worked off the bat with a few linux distros
>

I've had 2 drobo's at work - and i can assure you that it is essentially 
a wasted device. IF you want to go down that route, get a proper 
machine. eg. the drobo never managed to get over 60% of capacity 
performance, and has massive latency issues when you cross 50k files on 
the storage.

- KB


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