[Beowulf] dedupe filesystem

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Fri Jun 5 10:32:37 EDT 2009


On Fri, Jun 05, 2009 at 09:52:55AM -0400, Mark Hahn wrote:

> IMO, this is a dubious assertion.  I bought a couple incredibly cheap
> desktop disks for home use a couple weeks ago: just seagate 7200.12's.

Are you happy with the 7200.12 so far? I must admit the awful 7200.11 (the 1 and
1.5 TByte variety) has quite soured me on Seagate. I haven't had any problems
with WD so far (I'm strictly using RE3 and RE4's, though).

> these are of the latest 500G/platter generation, so have the high density
> and thus bandwidth:
> http://www.sharcnet.ca/~hahn/7200.12.png
> 
> sure, your application may require low-latency.  but bandwidth is easy.

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