(I sent this mail on Tue 23:40 CET, but it seems it didn't arrive on the
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On Montag 23 März 2009 Raz wrote:
> 1. redundancy.
> 2. performance.
First, you should have bought enclosures with included RAID controllers,
then you'd be finished already.
But then, I guess you wanted to save the money, but at least go get some
real hardware RAID controller. Look at Areca ( http://www.areca.com.tw )
if you use Linux or Windows, the 1680 series SAS controllers can cope
with SAS/SATA drives, up to 128 drives per controller. You can put a
cache up to 4GB on the controller, and a battery backup module that
protects your data in case of power outages. Those controllers are
blazing fast, have good admin tools, send you an e-mail in case of
problems, and they used it in the video that Chris mentioned:
In the end you see they used an Areca 16port, plus an Adaptec 8port (I
guess because they only had the Areca in 16port available).
Then configure a RAID-60 or whatever you like.
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