[mythtv-users] Dell PowerEdge 2550 1 GHz as dedicated backend/storage..?
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Mon Nov 19 22:41:01 UTC 2007
On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 04:04:18PM -0600, jedi at mishnet.org wrote:
> > In evaluting what I think is a Good Idea for storage solutions for
> > MythTV, remember that my sister is an Archiver, not a Catch and Release
> If you are an archiver than the cost of SCSI is going to be a killer.
> Companies aren't even bothering to us SCSI for "archiving" anymore and
> are instead opting for ATA based solutions.
After 20 years experience with hard drives, I think I'll continue to
believe that SCSI bubbles are more reliable, even if people's white
papers don't back me up.
> > viewer. So we're a bit more inclined to SCSI, or RAID, or both (not
> > that we actually have either implemented at the moment).
> > But Cost/Benefit Analyses include benefit, as well we costs.
> You're not hammering the disk hard enough to justify the extra
> cost of SCSI disks. SATA is more than reliable enough and more than
> fast enough for this purpose.
You don't know my sister. ;-)
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