Thanks Richard and Edmund for the input.
Looking at the DL380 now...
On Jul 2, 2012, at 7:57 PM, Richard Elling wrote:
> On Jul 2, 2012, at 2:40 PM, Edmund White wrote:
>> This depends upon what you want to do. I've used G6 and G7 ProLiants
>> extensively in ZFS deployments (Nexenta, mostly). I'm assuming you'd be
>> using an external JBOD enclosure?
> When I was at Nexenta, we qualed the DL380 G7, D2600, and D2700.
> These are some of the better boxes on the market.
>> All works well. I disable the onboard Smart Array P410 RAID controller and
>> replace it with an LSI SAS HBA. If using internal disks, I'll use the
>> 9211-8i. If external, the 9205-8e. Or sometimes, both.
> FYI, HP also sells an 8-port IT-style HBA (SC-08Ge), but it is hard to locate
> with their configurators. There might be a more modern equivalent cleverly
> hidden somewhere difficult to find.
> -- richard
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