On Fri, Sep 24, 2004 at 06:36:37PM +0100, Niall O Broin mentioned:
> Yes - your former boss now works for an organisation using such a
> thing. 200TB is now achievable with fewer than 1000 disks. However,
> when you're dealing with that many commodity disks, you have to have a
> system which can easily handle the inevitable hardware failures without
> degrading and one which can handle the large volumes of data. This
> means data replication a la RAID, and so of course your disk count goes
> up somewhat.
It's much quicker just to set it all up as one big RAID0 partition, and
just keep good backups.
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