[CentOS] 8-15 TB storage: any recommendations?
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Fri Jan 8 00:53:17 UTC 2010
Christopher Chan wrote:
> Yes, the Sun Fire X4540 uses software raid but not necessarily zfs...if
> you install another operating system that is not Solaris or OpenSolaris,
> it won't be zfs.
the thing to note on the Thumper (X4540), each of those 48 SATA drives
has its own channel to the system bus. I believe it uses 6 8-port SATA
controllers, each attached to the Opteron's Hypertransport via
PCI-Express x4. this means you can hit some really high aggregate IO
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