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Re: "big" machines running Debian?



On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 11:36:20AM +1100, Alex Samad wrote:
> true, depends on whos rule of thumb you use. I have seen places where
> mandate fc drives only in the data center - get very expensive when you
> want lots of disk space.
> 
> Also the disk space might not be need for feeding across the network, db
> aren't the only thing that chew through disk space.
> 
> the op did specific enterprise, I was think very large enterprise, the
> sort of people who mandate scsi or sas only drives in their data centre

Perhaps.  I think some people make hard rules where in fact they would
get a much better result by thinking instead for each case.  Of course
thinking can be hard, and it is much easier to just follow a hard rule
so you don't get in trouble for making a decision.

-- 
Len Sorensen


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