[CentOS] OT: Replacing Venerable NAS

Wed Nov 18 22:22:24 UTC 2015
Warren Young <wyml at etr-usa.com>

On Nov 18, 2015, at 2:58 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>>> On 11/18/2015 11:55 AM, Warren Young wrote:
>>>> It’s rather annoying to buy a NAS, then later realize you need to
>>>> buy*another*  NAS as a mirror in case the first one roaches itself.
> Which is why, for home, I went to MicroCenter and bought, for about $30
> USD, a hot swap drive bay that fits in my mid-sized tower, and a 2TB
> drive. Doesn't even need a sled….

That’s great if your volume fits onto a single hard disk.  I use 4-5 bay NASes because I have more than 8 TiB under management, and want volume level redundancy on top of that.  That means 4+ 4 TiB disks, at minimum, which means I need another like-kind NAS to backstop the first.