[CentOS] 12-15 TB RAID storage recommendations

Tue Apr 13 19:50:58 UTC 2010
Seth Bardash <seth at integratedsolutions.org>

On 4/13/2010 1:38 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On 4/13/2010 2:29 PM, Seth Bardash wrote:
>> Just finished building a new server for inhouse use.   12.8TB
>> Needed a nfs and samba server which could store 10TB and be reliable.
>> Also wanted to replace out DHCP server and our internal DNS server.
>> So needed to run dnsmasq plus ntp for time serving.
>> This machine replace 3 older units.
> I'm not sure I'd put those on the same box - at least not for most
> scenarios.  If the machine ever goes down and needs an fsck before
> coming up, your DNS and DHCP services are going to be down for a long
> time while it completes, killing the rest of your network. too.
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Point Taken and correct!! I always have 2 DNS / DHCP / NTP servers up. 
One running, one just a service xxx start away. Since we need an inhouse 
use web server for testing before we go live we use that machine as the 

Seth Bardash

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