[SATLUG] 67 TB for less than $8K

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Oct 9 22:47:08 CDT 2012


Brad Knowles wrote:
> On Oct 9, 2012, at 7:36 PM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com>
> wrote:

>> I doubt that an organization that needs 50+ TB of storage thinks
>> that an $8K expenditure for HW is expensive.  The engineering time
>> is more expensive, but a commercial solution can be even more
>> expensive.

I think that your biggest issue is with the case design.  I found an 
alternative at

http://www.amazon.com/Supermicro-CSE-847A-R1400LPB-Redundant-Rackmount-Chassis/dp/B0036F1ROE

It allows 48 drives and has redundant power supplies.  It's probably a 
little more expensive overall, but seems interesting.

   -- Bruce


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