[mythtv-users] Dell PowerEdge 2550 1 GHz as dedicated backend/storage..?
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Tue Nov 20 16:32:42 UTC 2007
On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 02:58:00PM -0800, David Brodbeck wrote:
> On Nov 19, 2007, at 2:41 PM, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> > 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.
> Faith-based IT? ;)
You bet. :-)
> I'm willing to believe that some SCSI drives are more reliable than
> some SATA drives. But a lot of mid-range SCSI drives share the same
> mechanics as mid-range SATA drives from the same model line, and I
> have a hard time believing there's any reliability difference in
> those cases. Even those of us buying SCSI for home use aren't going
> to be buying the kind of 15K RPM server disks that would have
> different mechanical parts than SATA models.
Well, the 10k's, too, and those were the ones I was quoting.
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