[mythtv-users] Cheap SCSI scanners - was:The Bigger... Disk contest, Fall 2007 edition

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Mon Oct 22 16:51:02 UTC 2007


On Oct 20, 2007, at 3:18 PM, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> That datacenter buyers still use SCSI (and shortly, SAS) drives
> exclusively, even over that 6:1 price disadvantage -- and the need to
> sell it to PHBs -- tells me that the price differential exists for a
> reason, or those guys would lose their jobs.

I just wonder if it exists for the same reason IBM systems used to  
cost so much more than clones.  Is "no one ever regretted buying  
SCSI" the modern version of "no one ever got fired for buying IBM?"





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