[CentOS] Slightly OT: which hardware for CentOS file server (Samba, 2 To storage, 50 users)?

Mon Apr 12 17:12:43 UTC 2010
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Ge' wrote:
> thus On 04/12/2010 06:50 PM, Gé Weijers spake:
>> I would go for low-end server hardware, which will get you ECC memory
>> and more SATA ports. The cost is probably not significantly more than a
>> _good_ quality desktop system.
Also consider hot-swappable disk enclosures, either in the server or
external. When one dies, assuming you have a spare available, it'll will
make your users much happier, since you can replace the drive without
taking the server down.