[Gllug] re: dual Xeon/Opteron server

Martin A. Brooks martin at clues.ltd.uk
Thu Jul 29 08:46:11 UTC 2004

On Thu, 2004-07-29 at 09:37, t.clarke wrote:
> Call me a philistine if you will, but if I were building a high performance
> dual-processor server I would want to use the latest SCSI discs and controller
> technology for both speed and reliability.
> Using serial ATA discs on a high spec machine, IMHO, would seem to be spoiling
> the shi[p for a ha'porth of tar !

Decent SATA RAID controllers can match and even exceed sustained
throughputs compared to similar priced SCSI controllers. I recommend
3ware 9xxx cards.

Martin A. Brooks <martin at clues.ltd.uk>
Clues Ltd

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