[mythtv-users] Dell PowerEdge 2550 1 GHz as dedicated backend/storage..?
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Tue Nov 20 16:33:54 UTC 2007
On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 09:30:05PM -0600, jedi wrote:
> Plus, there's the issue of how hard you're driving each.
> Letting the SATA drives sit mostly idle will probably yield
> skewed results in favor of SATA when compared to SCSI drives
> are driven so hard that the array they are in are bound to
> melt a hole in the datacenter floor. I don't think anyone
> is suggesting to run your "interesting" loads on ATA disks.
This is, as I like to point out, the kicker: it's the rated duty cycle.
SCSI drives are, I believe rated for 90-100% duty cycle over their MTBF.
ATA drives, not so much.
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