We are looking at building a storage platform based on Dell HW + ZFS
Going Dell because they can provide solid HW support globally.
Are any of you using the MD1200 JBOD with head units *without* an
MD3200 in front? We are being told that the MD1200's won't "daisy
chain" unless the MD3200 is involved.
We would be looking to use some sort of LSI-based SAS controller on the
Dell front-end servers.
Looking to confirm from folks who have this deployed in the wild.
Perhaps you'd be willing to describe your setup as well and anything we
might need to take into consideration (thinking best option for getting
ZIL/L2ARC devices into Dell R510 head units for example in a supported
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