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Linux Magazine: RAID-o El Cheap-o

Jul 27, 2005, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Perlow)

[ Thanks to Jason Perlow for this link. ]

"Hardware-based RAID 5 has traditionally been a privilege only afforded to servers found in data centers in large enterprises--until now. With 3ware/AMCC's latest RAID controller, the 9500 series, you get all the benefits of expensive RAID controllers and fast redundant disk storage, but at a fraction of the price of an UltraSCSI- based setup.

"Instead of pricey SCSI disks, the 9500 series uses inexpensive Serial ATA drives. (Serial ATA drives have a data transfer capability of 150 MB per second, well within the neighborhood of UltraSCSI RAID in the mid-range enterprise performance level...)"

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