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Re: [NOVICE] - SAN/NAS/DAS - Need advises

From: Jesper Krogh <jesper(at)krogh(dot)cc>
To: Scott Marlowe <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, fel <fellsin(at)hotmail(dot)com>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [NOVICE] - SAN/NAS/DAS - Need advises
Date: 2010-09-07 19:06:36
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On 2010-09-07 20:42, Scott Marlowe wrote:
> With the right supplier, you can plug in literally 100 hard drives to
> a regular server with DAS and for a fraction of the cost of a SAN.
>    
Ok, recently I have compared prices a NexSan SASBeast with 42 15K SAS drives
with a HP MDS600 with 15K SAS drives.

The first is 8gbit Fibre Channel, the last is 3Gbit DAS SAS. The
fibre channel version is about 20% more expensive pr TB.

So of course it is a "fraction of the cost of a SAN", but it is a
fairly small one.

-- 
Jesper

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