[CentOS] settings up cheap a NAS / SAN server, is it possible?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 01:31:59 UTC 2008

Sorin Srbu wrote:
>> Rudi Ahlers wrote:
>> Grow data online, convert between RAID levels online, migrate data
>> between spindle types(FC<->SATA) online etc. Create a volume, and
>> you never have to worry about answering the question 'is it really
>> optimal?' because you can change it at any time without application
>> impact or downtime.
> Sounds awfully expensive. True?

Most of them are, but you can add whole shelves of disks.  I'm not sure 
it matters so much in a case that holds six drives that you fill from 
the start and then have nowhere to grow anyway.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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