[SATLUG] OT: RAID setup recommendations

Al Castanoli afcasta at satx.rr.com
Fri Feb 4 16:20:45 CST 2011


On Wed, 2011-01-26 at 21:12 -0600, David Kowis wrote:
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> On 1/26/2011 4:18 PM, Alan Lesmerises wrote:
> > Since there are so many practicing sysadmin types on the list, I'd like
> > to get some recommendations for a RAID setup on a server I have based on
> > your real-world experiences.  The server has 7 hot-swappable SCSI drives
> > (that I plan to fully populate) and I wanted to use it as file
> > repository/backup location for other PC's we have on our home network. 
> > Speed is not a priority, but data integrity is.
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David Kowis <dkowis at shlrm.org> wrote:
> I'm preferential to ZFS and RAIDz now.

I also prefer ZFS, and the community version of Nexentastor sounds like
it should work for you.  It's easy to set up and install, an bog simple
to manage.

Al Castanoli



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