2010/9/10 Hetz Ben Hamo <het...@gmail.com>
> Hi people,
> I'm planning to add some big storage solution to my VPS business. I did some 
> checking and calculated the costs, and figured out that if I want to have a 
> decent 12TB solution NAS box, it would be best if I would roll my own. (12 TB 
> before all the RAID stuff, after that it would lot less). All other solutions 
> are very expensive (example: IBM EXP 3000 costs here 6K nis without a single 
> hard disk).
> I'm planning to use hardware based RAID card, minimal Linux distribution and 
> have some offers like iSCSI, NFS, CIFS - the usual suspects.

How about looking at openfiler (http://www.openfiler.com/), consider
whether you want to use it for that solution and see what kind of
hardware they recommend?

I have never used it but considered it before and as far as I remember
it's an integration of SAN management interface on top of CentOS.



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