[Beowulf] Beowulf Storage Node

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Sun Apr 12 13:40:52 EDT 2009

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> I have a motherboard with 4x SATAII-ports and without RAID. If I'll connect to these ports 4 identical
> SATAII 250 GB 7200 rpm HDDs and install Linux, is it possible to have software RAID 0 using Linux?

Yes.  Try

	man mdadm

on for size.

> Will such a Storage Node (E8400, 2x 1 GB DDR2 PC6400 RAM, iG33 integrated video) be comparable in
> performance with the same computer as a Storage Node, but with PCI-Ex8 3WARE 512 MB SAS RAID 0 
> controller installed with 2x 147 GB 15000 rpm HDDs? There will be 2x PCI-Ex1 GLAN NICs.


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