[mythtv-users] Dell PowerEdge 2550 1 GHz as dedicated backend/storage..?
chrisribe at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 19:05:16 UTC 2007
On Nov 19, 2007 1:48 PM, Jay R. Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 12:36:56PM -0500, Chris Ribe wrote:
> > In general, we often get the SCSI's for less per GIG than the
> > which seems a excellent deal, what with hot-swap and hardware RAID.
> > Trailing Edge Technology is now officially Fast Enough.
> > Really? Because I was just browsing completed listings, and I didn't
> > anything that had sold and shipped for less than $.65/GB, which is
> about 3
> > times the cost of SATA storage. Once you add the cost of RAID
> > and a chassis that can accommodate the dozen or so drives you need to
> get a
> > reasonable amount of storage, SCSI is just a waste of time.
> I've just looked up bare 146s on eBay; the ones I see selling without
> sleds went for between 40 and 90 bucks, which is .25 to .55/GB.
> .25 is close enough for me. :-)
My mistake,. I only looked up 36s.
> It may have its applications, but video storage isn't one of them.
> I'm tempted to say "go open the case on one of your Grass Valley
> Profile's", but that would be mean. :-)
Just for posterity, here's what we have that plays video directly to air:
- 360 Systems ImageServers: PATA
- Apple Xsan: PATA
- Harris Inscriber: SATA
- Pinnacle Thunder: PATA
WCJB-TV Gainesville, FL
(352) 416 0648
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