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[Discuss] raid issues


On Mon, June 23, 2014 10:10 am, Stephen Adler wrote:
> Thanks Derek, awesome case....

Yeah, I plan to use that myself once I have the funding to build myself a
nice server.

> But I thought maybe I'm barking up the wrong tree by trying to get a
> rack mountable system which has both CPU and storage. Should I be
> looking at perhaps getting a 1U rack and then a separate direct attached
> storage system? That could be the 2,3,4U chassis. The only thing is I'm
> not too familiar with them and I'm worried about the reliability of such
> a configuration.

You could easily do that.  There are nice server boards that will give you
4-8 i7 cores with 256G of RAM (or even more) and enough bus to handle 24

> On Mon, 2014-06-23 at 09:52 -0400, Derek Atkins wrote:
>> Maybe build a server around the norco RPC-4224 case?


       Derek Atkins                 617-623-3745
       derek at   
       Computer and Internet Security Consultant

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