[OpenAFS] Which storage technology to use for terabytes of storage with AFS?

John Hascall john@iastate.edu
Fri, 30 Nov 2007 14:27:09 CST

Stephen Joyce <stephen@physics.unc.edu> replies
> I don't have money for FC or a SAN, so I've stuck with DAS. I've had good 
> experience with building many smallish servers rather than one big or 
> expensive one.

DAS is our approach as well.  We are using "white boxes" built from
a hot-swapable Chenbro case with 3ware's 12 port SATA card in a raid-10 config.
We're getting down pretty close to about $1K/TB.