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SubjectRe: Minutes from Feb 21 LSE Call
On Sun, Feb 23, 2003 at 07:31:26PM -0800, Gerrit Huizenga wrote:
>> But most people don't connect big machines to IDE drive subsystems.
>
On Sun, Feb 23, 2003 at 08:02:46PM -0800, Larry McVoy wrote:
> 3ware controllers. They look like SCSI to the host, but use cheap IDE
> drives on the back end. Really nice cards. bkbits.net runs on one.

A quick back of the napkin estimate guesstimates that this 3ware stuff
would max at 6 racks of disks on NUMA-Q or 3/8 of a rack per node
(ignoring cabling, which looks infeasible, but never mind that), which
is a smaller capacity than I remember FC having. NUMA-Q's a bit
optimistic for 3ware because it has buttloads of PCI slots in
comparison to more modern machines.


-- wli
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