[CentOS] p800 and HP
pasik at iki.fi
Sat Aug 22 10:37:53 UTC 2009
On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 07:40:24PM +0200, Rainer Duffner wrote:
> Am 21.08.2009 um 19:08 schrieb Peter Kjellstrom:
> > On Friday 21 August 2009, Joseph L. Casale wrote:
> >>> We have a few (p800). My opinion is that they're acceptable but
> >>> not fast.
> >> Heard this a few times now, in the interest of getting something
> >> better
> >> next time, what have you found equally reliable but faster?
> > Nothing as cheap as a full dl185 that's for sure unless you count
> > SUNs thor
> > (thumper ng) machines but then you'll have to do the raid part in
> > software
> > somehow.
> Yeah, but that is as easy as
> zpool create tank raidz2 dev1 dev2 dev3 dev4 dev5 dev6 etc.
> zfs create tank/bigdisk
> But I'd go one step further and use one of SUNs OpenStorage devices.
> Once you have a lot of no-name JBOD SATA-drives, the inability of
> Solaris to light-up the yellow light of the broken one will make it
> painfully obvious that while one can spend to much on storage, one can
> as easily spend too little...
Uhm.. Solaris/zfs can't really light-up the failure lights on Sun's own
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