[CentOS-mirror] recommendations for mirror server hardware?

Tue Mar 27 21:48:07 UTC 2012
John 'Warthog9' Hawley <warthog9 at kernel.org>

On 03/27/2012 02:59 PM, Tom Perrine wrote:
> On 3/27/12 1:48 PM, John 'Warthog9' Hawley wrote:
>> As much ram as you can reasonably afford and fast, and large, disk.  The
>> number of cores doesn't really play as much of a roll in a normal mirror
>> as those two factors do.
> I was thinking 32G RAM and maybe 600G (2x300G) in RAID0. I figure I need the spindles and read speed more than I need
> redundancy; I can always just re-mirror the content.

If you have it, throwing a 3rd 300G drive at this and doing raid5 is
probably cheap and easy enough.

- John