On top of rpath Linux, which is the root of all evil. Also - although I have implemented quite a few of these, OpenFiler suffers from various bugs and shortcomings. Still - in the "free like beer" area - it is good enough for most purposes.
Ez On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 1:08 AM, Amos Shapira <amos.shap...@gmail.com>wrote: > 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. > > Cheers, > > --Amos > > _______________________________________________ > Linux-il mailing list > Linuxemail@example.com > http://mailman.cs.huji.ac.il/mailman/listinfo/linux-il >
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