On Wed, 31 Oct 2007 14:54:51 -0400
Joe Uhl <joeuhl(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> I realize there are people who discourage looking at Dell, but i've
> been very happy with a larger ball of equipment we ordered recently
> from them. Our database servers consist of a PowerEdge 2950
> connected to a PowerVault MD1000 with a 1 meter SAS cable.
> The 2950 tops out at dual quad core cpus, 32 gb ram, and 6 x 3.5"
> drives. It has a Perc 5/i as the controller of the in-box disks but
> then also has room for 2 Perc 5/e controllers that can allow
> connecting up to 2 chains of disk arrays to the thing.
The new Dell's based on Woodcrest (which is what you are talking about)
are a much better product that what Dell used to ship.
Joshua D. Drake
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