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Re: availability of SATA vendors

From: Jeff Frost <jeff(at)frostconsultingllc(dot)com>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Luke Lonergan <llonergan(at)greenplum(dot)com>, pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: availability of SATA vendors
Date: 2006-11-22 02:15:22
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.64.0611211814430.4258@discord.home.frostconsultingllc.com (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 21 Nov 2006, Joshua D. Drake wrote:

>
>> ASAcomputers has been the most helpful of all the vendors so far, so thanks
>> for point me at them.  I know you've been posting results with the Areca and
>> 3ware controllers, do you have a preference for one over the other?  It seems
>> that you can only get 256MB cache with the 3ware 9550SX and you can get 512MB
>> with the 9650SE, but only the Areca cards go up to 1GB.
>
> Don't count out LSI either. They make a great SATA controller based off
> their very well respected SCSI controller.

Interesting.  Does it perform as well as the ARECAs and how much BBU cache can 
you put in it?  Oh, does it use the good ole megaraid_mbox driver as well?

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