How to store a petabyte?

Brad Zobrist mitchk at gmail.com
Wed Feb 21 14:16:36 MST 2007


>
> > Here you go.
> >
> > 1.
> > ------------------------
> > Nexsan SATABeast fiber attached.
>
> (snip)
>
> > 2.
> > -------------------------
> > 3Par S800
>
> I've been looking at big storage for a while, and these are very good
> recommendations.  I've been wondering about how those SATABeasts
> connect, though.  Do they appear as a virtual tape library?  If a server
> wants to add or remove a file, does it use some VTL software?
>

They appear as LUNs. You can use Diligent in front of nexsans to make them
appear as VTL. Diligen also adds de-duplication.
We use them with 1U ibm head units to server up CIFS shares.

Brad



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