[Novalug] Loaded question about SANs, but here goes
brian.steisslinger at gmail.com
Sat Mar 17 22:36:50 EDT 2007
ZFS is great, however it still doesn't replace the availability of a
enterprise disk array. Although I think in the next couple years we are
going to see RAID go away and be replaced with 3 or more way mirrors. Disk
is cheap and to get the availability multiple mirrors is the way to go...
On 3/17/07, Michael Stone <mstone at mathom.us> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 17, 2007 at 07:35:59PM -0400, Brian Little wrote:
> >I haven't looked at the SUN solutions in a few years. It would be
> >interesting to compare several of the vendors solution. HW changes too
> >much anymore too quickly for me.
> Sun's starting to look more and more at JBODs with ZFS. Partially (IMO)
> that's because their RAID solutions sucked. Partially it's because
> they've seen that the price/performance of direct attach disks is
> unbeatable, and ZFS addresses the management aspect of that kind of
> Mike Stone
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