[CentOS] low end file server with h/w RAID - recommendations

Fri Nov 3 08:36:49 UTC 2017
hw <hw at gc-24.de>

Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> If you have not Dell server hardware my choice of [hardware] RAID cards
> would be:
> Areca

Areca is forbiddingly expensive.

> LSI (or whoever owns that line these days - Intel was the last one, I
> recollect)
> With LSI beware that they have really nasty command line client, and do
> not have raid watch daemon with web interface like late 3ware had (alas,
> 3ware after they were bought out several times by competitors were drawn
> down out of existence).

I like CLIs and don´t like web interfaces ...  3ware used to make good cards,
though also expensive.