On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 4:15 PM, Beech Rintoul <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Friday 28 November 2008 04:48:45 Valentin Bud wrote: >> Hello community, >> >> I have to come up with a solution for a company that has as we speak >> 4 TB of data spread among 3 computers with lots of HDDs. Of course >> i've recommend >> them to buy a server for that storage capacity and for data organization. >> >> I thought of going on the ZFS way (on FreeBSD of course) with some >> raidz. One of the problems >> is that the server will stay in their office so it has to be quite silent. >> >> I honestly don't know what hardware to look for so if you have any >> suggestions i'm more than open to hear them. >> >> a great day, > > You're going to need proper cooling regardless. Which is never "silent" If you > can't locate the servers somewhere where fan noise etc won't bother anyone, > several companies make "office quiet" insulated cooled rack enclosures. But > AFAIK they are very pricey. Check on CDW >
Of course the proper cooling is essential when we are talking about this kind of data storage capacity. I will have to check out for the cooled insulated rack enclosures you mentioned. thanks, v > Beech > > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"