On Apr 21, 2011 4:32 PM, "Stan Hoeppner" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> shawn wilson put forth on 4/21/2011 6:29 AM:
> > first, i'm curious if (or how much) read and access speed difference
> > there are with an emc or hp iscsi san vs a *nix box with an iscsi card
> > and similar hardware? i haven't been able to figure out how to get the
> > same access speed as an emc nx4 i used to have access to. however i
> > was thinking that this was due to sas vs sata and iscsi hardware vs
> > not and limitation of my skill. i'm also curious whether bsd would be
> > better suited for this sense they have a better network stack?
> Take a look at Openfiler: http://www.openfiler.com/
> It's purpose built for your needs, and open source.
IIRC, openfiler gave me as much joy as freenas in how it operated, functionality and speed. But I'll probably look at what they run and any optimization they make to the disc and try them out all the same.
Thanks for reminding me of this one btw. I had forgotten about it.