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[Discuss] raid issues

Maybe build a server around the norco RPC-4224 case?


On Mon, June 23, 2014 9:41 am, Stephen Adler wrote:
> You guys have given me some great feed back. Thanks!
> Another question. As I try and configure this server which I'm getting
> for work, the key issue is its ability to have a lot of hot swappable
> disks. what I'm seeing these days is a migration to the 2.5" drives away
> from the 3.5". The problem is the 2.5" drives only go up to 1 terabyte,
> while the 3.5" drives go up to 6 terabytes. so what's up with this 2.5"
> drive bit. The literature says that they consume less power (the 2.5"
> drives) and are the favorite for data centers. But there's a factor of 3
> difference between the storage capacity and size. so the problem is that
> I have very few options when it comes to buying a rack mounted server
> with 3.5" hot swap-able drives. there seems to be a lot more rack
> servers with 2.5" drive bays.
> Can anyone recommend a system with 16 3.5" drive bays?
> On Sun, 2014-06-22 at 14:14 +0000, Edward Ned Harvey (blu) wrote:
>> > From: at [mailto:discuss-
>> > at] On Behalf Of Bill Bogstad
>> >
>> > Actual media that you can take physically offline may still have
>> merit.
>> I've heard tons of horror stories where some company's data, including
>> all backups, were destroyed instantly.  Not just redundancy, but backups
>> too.
>> I know of ONE company, where the only reason the company survived was
>> because the CEO had a copy of the core IP on his iPod.
>> Offsite and Offline.  No substitute.
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