[CentOS] 8-15 TB storage: any recommendations?
christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Fri Jan 8 00:01:33 UTC 2010
John Doe wrote:
> Yes, the Sun Fire Xs are costly...
> Here, 35k euros for 48 x 1TB by example, or 22k for 48 x 500GB...
> Our 12TB HP is around 6k. So 12k for almost the same as the 22k
> But if you use 1TB disks on the Sun, you end up using half the Us (and save some power) in your bay; which might be nice if you are tight on physical space...
> It all depends on your needs.
> Note that I think the Sun Fire X uses software RAID (from zfs)...
Yes, the Sun Fire X4540 uses software raid but not necessarily zfs...if
you install another operating system that is not Solaris or OpenSolaris,
it won't be zfs.
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