[Beowulf] Any recommendations for a good JBOD?
rpnabar at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 10:53:22 PST 2010
On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 12:14 PM, Alex Chekholko <chekh at pcbi.upenn.edu> wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Feb 2010 11:37:36 -0600
> Does it need to be rack-mount? What kind of interface?
Preferably rack-mount. But cost is a compelling argument . I could be
convinced if a non-rack unit was significantly cheaper.
I was thinking SAS / SCSI / iSCSI is probably easiest and cheapest.
> If performance is really not an issue, a consumer-level NAS box is
> probably your cheapest option. A QNap TS-410 is ~$450 plus 4 x 2TB
Hmm...NAS. I was more thinking in terms of a DAS. Don't the NAS's come
with their own CPU's / RAM and stuff? (Like the Sun Thumper)
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