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Re: "big" machines running Debian?

lsorense@csclub.uwaterloo.ca (Lennart Sorensen) writes:

> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 08:54:11AM +1100, Alex Samad wrote:
>> most enterprise site don;t use 1TB size disk, if you want performance
>> you go spindles, there might be 8 disks (number pulled from the air -
>> based on raid6 + spares) behind 1TB 
> And if you want disk space and are serving across a 1Gbit ethernet link,
> you don't give a damn about spindles and go for cheap abundant storage,
> which means SATA.
> Not everyone is running a database server.  Some people just have files.
> Raid5/6 of a few SATA drives can easily saturate 1Gbit.  And for a very
> small fraction of the cost of SAS drives.

1GBit is satturated by a single good disk already. 1GBit is a joke for
fast storage.


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