[Tig] 1Tb & 2Tb Raid disks, what make/model?

Bob Friesenhahn bfriesen at simple.dallas.tx.us
Mon Mar 7 20:20:22 GMT 2011

On Sun, 6 Mar 2011, Robert Houllahan wrote:
> I am going to populate a 20 disk array relatively shortly and while 
> I have not decided to make a 20Tb or 40Tb array I was wondering what 
> drives people are using for populating disk array systems these 
> days. The controller is a Atto R380 and the box is a 20 disk SAS

Avoid the recent crop of disk drives which use 4K byte sectors 
internally (rather than traditional 512 bytes) but pretend to use 512 
byte sectors.  Performance with such drives generally sucks.  Any 
product with "green" in its name is surely a bad idea.

Bob Friesenhahn
bfriesen at simple.dallas.tx.us, http://www.simplesystems.org/users/bfriesen/
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