[CentOS] iSCSI best practices

Sat Dec 10 19:46:06 UTC 2011
Ross Walker <rswwalker at gmail.com>

On Dec 10, 2011, at 2:36 PM, Alan McKay <alan.mckay at gmail.com> wrote:

>> LOL! Cisco.  If I told you that that particular device used to be called
>> Linksys, would it change your opinion of the device?  I've got a Linksys
>> ADSL gateway that I'm quite sure couldn't keep up with the Dell.  In fact,
>> I used to have that *exact* Linksys device and it died within 18 months and
>> it's performance sucked!
> Yes I know it is LinkSys - we used them at my old job and yeah we had one
> die but the price was worth it.  I am mainly concerned with the speed of
> the thing and managability.    My current job is a lot less sensitive to
> outages than my last one, as well.

Outage is one thing, but having the disk volumes disappear mid-transaction can be detrimental to a file system's health.