[Beowulf] Looking for external RAID vendors
gdjacobs at gmail.com
Wed Sep 27 18:42:56 EDT 2006
Bill Broadley wrote:
> An interesting option I hadn't seen until very recently:
> Not particularly fast (99MB/sec was the fastest number I saw
> in the review). But if you need $6TB for $3k it looks pretty
They did drop this little tidbit vis-a-vis software RAID:
>Using 1MB 100% sequential transfer requests, the DS-1220 managed read
>and write throughput over 250MB/sec with CPU utilization around 2%.
It could be that the poor performance is a product of dodgy firmware.
The array is still looks quite attractive as a mass storage device.
Geoffrey D. Jacobs
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