[Beowulf] File server dual opteron suggestions?

David Mathog mathog at caltech.edu
Fri Aug 4 12:48:48 EDT 2006


Alan Scheinine wrote
> David Mathog wrote:

>   > 4 x 74 Gb disks Ultra320 (or make an argument for a particular SATA)
> 
> Have you considered SAS?

Only to the extent that I priced a few disks and then ran in
the other direction.  They may be somewhat faster than ultra320
when pushing random access writes to the limit but they cost
significantly more and there are not a lot of them out there.

Thanks,

David Mathog
mathog at caltech.edu
Manager, Sequence Analysis Facility, Biology Division, Caltech
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