[clug] the large storage article Daniel expanded on

Daniel Black daniel.subs at internode.on.net
Thu Jul 22 18:10:59 MDT 2010

On Thursday 22 July 2010 20:43:52 Steven Hanley wrote:
> All
> This is the article I saw last september doing this
> http://blog.backblaze.com/2009/09/01/petabytes-on-a-budget-how-to-build-che
> ap-cloud-storage/
> Sounds like Daniel's case changes may be worthwhile, though starting the
> drives up sto avoid peak power load as they do here is probably still a
> good idea.
yeh agree.The measured startup of the disks was measured at approximately half 
the peak. Was still a large power draw though.

> 	See You
> 	    Steve

and adverse review in comparison - mainly bagging out raid esp raid5/6. So 
I've fixed the raid bit and put on smartmontools - there's a few more bits I 
haven't done though. Good read for comparison.


for those that want a fully anti raid3/4/5 article :


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