[ale] They say drives fail in pairs...
mike at trausch.us
Tue Jan 3 19:14:05 EST 2012
On 01/03/2012 06:44 PM, Jim Kinney wrote:
>> There was a "DIY" guide to building such a box, along with lists of
>> hardware and tools needed to build the things, and claiming
>> something like 100+ TB of storage in a single box. They're expensive
>> in absolute dollars, but relatively inexpensive compared to other
>> solutions that scale that far up in storage space, and they are
>> powered by Linux software RAID (AFAIK). You would use the things
>> such that you could replace standalone failed drives off-line, and
>> replace whole units in (ideally) only as long as it takes to power
>> one down and install a new one.
> 45 drives in a 4U = 135TB (and a back brace!)
Ah, that's it. I couldn't find the link. Thanks!
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