--- Bill Moran <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> In response to Frank Bonnet <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> > Gerard Seibert wrote:
> > > Frank Bonnet wrote:
> > > 
> > > [...]
> > >> I need SCSI Disks of course , budget is around
> 10K$
> > > 
> > > Why the insistence on SCSI? Is there any reason
> that SATA or RAID with
> > > SATA is not acceptable? Just curious.
> > 
> >   Because I want it
> Has anyone every verified whether or not SATA has
> the problems that plagued
> ATA?  Such as crappy quality and lying caches?
> Personally, I still demand SCSI on production
> servers because it still
> seems as if:
> a) The performance is still better
> b) The reliability is still better
> But I haven't taken a comprehensive look at the SATA
> offerings.  It also
> seems as if SATA is more limiting.  Most SCSI cards
> can support 16
> devices, does SATA have similar offerings?  I know
> it's not common, but
> if you need that many spindles, you need them!

I have see benchmarks on the PC-Mag site or maybe it
was PC-World that would seem to indicate that all
things being equal, SATA would outperform SCSI. I have
a few friends using SATA and RAID without any
problems.  My next server, hopefully by years end,
will use that sort of configuration. Sorry, but that
is about all I can tell you.


White Hat 

Do You Yahoo!?
Tired of spam?  Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around 
freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list
To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"

Reply via email to