Joseph L. Casale JCasale at activenetwerx.com
Tue Sep 2 17:42:57 UTC 2008

>I assume you're talking about the MSA60?


>We have several of those installed
>and haven't seen any bottle necks there. Even the fastest SATA drives fall
>short of the 150MB/sec max SATA I throughput. And if you could push the
>1.5Gb/sec on the SATA side, then the SAS side with a 4x port (4x3Gb/sec)
>would become your bottleneck.

Good to know! I think I am actually going to get an MSA50 and go SAS.
The cheaper enclosure affords me the chance to get good drives and if
the need to expand comes I will just get another, it can be cascaded 1+1
and there are two ports on a P800 so I can hook up 4 of the things.


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