Depending on your budget, performance requirements, technical knowhow,
space/power, resilience, availability, file types/sizes/access-patterns,
backup... requirements, you may want to look at implementing such a
system as a GSF (Google File System) type cluster on Linux or $OSS_OS or
you may want to take a look at the likes of Network Appliance's fine
products. (http://www.netapp.com/) FAS980s will scale to something like
64TB per head IIRC. Though this is limited to 16TB volumes - so may not
be suitable for your purposes.
Alternatively, if you don't need such performance, check out some of
the commodity storage servers available. I've seen up to 6TB in a 3U
rack, and with 300GB and 400GB disks on the way that's going to get
bigger in the very near future.
Perhaps if you post some more specific requirements about your storage
needs, we can help a bit better :-)
Conor Wynne wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-09-24 at 18:11, FRLinux wrote:
>>>>Is there such thing out there available on the market ?
>>> Bien sur Stephane, but it will cost you. Your looking at SAN based
> solutions, there are loads of vendors doing it. OK maybe not loads, but
> you still have a choice.
>> Shop around as the prices vary depending on what you want.
> Price performance and all that.
>>> Conor. Vive la France.
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