Originally Posted by Killroy
My point is that a 24-drive set up should not be turned into a performance machine. You are going to kill any performance you have when that many drives are attached. You will never see a storage unit run as fast as a 2 or 4 drive RAID box no matter what engine you put in it.
This is a dump truck. Not a race car.
not in my understanding
the server case is a highperformace ehem solid server case.
there as many simple way to make a better reusage of server:
1) used motherboard with vt-d( mine was workstation, do not need to buy)
2) replace HBA/SATA Card when needed
3) add/replace Ethernert Card.
4) many others,
I see a storage unit can run pretty fast(depend on my/your scenario). just need a tweak and well design plan
HBA card is pretty good too... suchas LSi92XX series..
for examples: make two storage device instead of one, use higher bandwidth ethernet card or others.
I make mine is not a super-duper machine, just serves me well all my needs, It is a "performance" machine for me.
Not, this is not a dump truck for me., this a BUS
just my opinion :P heheh
this is up to everyone, wanna be a dump truck, bus or others
, please pick one hehe
oops., just let everyone know, SAT2-MV8 is NOT HBA card, it is just a dummy SATA 3G card:)
the HBA card example, LSI1068 (3G generarition ) or LSI2008 (6G generation(