[Gllug] Small form factor backup machine

Stephen Nelson-Smith sanelson at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 07:19:13 UTC 2011


On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 7:41 AM, Andy Millar <andy at andymillar.co.uk> wrote:

> Have you looked at the Drobo range? They're pretty much plug and play
> and the DroboShare option runs Linux.

Nifty - will look into them.

> If you really don't care about performance, have a look at Soekris.
> http://soekris.com/

I've used them before with OpenBSD.  Nice kit.

> You should be able to get a few disks in with one of those and they're
> silent, can have many wifi cards, and are small.

Maybe I'm looking/thinking the wrong way.  Aren't these *tiny* - how
could I fit a few disks and many cards into one?  Am I missing
something obvious?

Stephen Nelson-Smith
Technical Director
Atalanta Systems Ltd
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