[CentOS] 12-15 TB RAID storage recommendations

Tue Apr 13 18:39:40 UTC 2010
Boris Epstein <borepstein at gmail.com>

On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 2:30 PM, Joseph L. Casale
<jcasale at activenetwerx.com> wrote:
>>I would like to build a 12-15 TB RAID 5 data server to run under
>>ContOS. Any recommendations as far as hardware, configuration, etc?
> This comes up often:)
> Things to keep in mind when using large discs if you suffer a failure,
> while rebuilding in a degraded state it's not impossible or unlikely to
> drop another disc loosing it all.
> Rebuild times especially on busy arrays with large discs take lots of
> time...
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Thanks Joseph!

In your opinion, if we are talking about 15 2-TB disks what does "lots
of time" translate to?