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Obsolete:Cheap large storage
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1-2 NFS heads, FC connected RAID array. (IBM DS4700, Sun 6540...)
Expensive, but easy to expand.
Probably want some kind of HA-NFS for head failover.
- 9TB: $15.684
- Expand to 18TB: $25,270
- Expand to 27TB: $34,856
- Expand to 36TB: $44,442
- Expand to 45TB: $54,028
- Expand to 54TB: $63,614
- Expand to 63TB: $73,200
- Expand to 72TB: $82,786
Several small arrays
Xserve RAID FC array, 14x 500GB: 7TB (6TB usable RAID-50) each.
FC switch (ex. Brocade 5000, 16-32 4Gb/s ports).
Software striping on host, e.g. LVM.
SAS or FC JBODs holding SATA disks.
Software RAID-50 on host, e.g. LVM. (mark says lvm is no good for this.)