External NAS to samba
Derek Carter (aka goozbach)
goozbach at friocorte.com
Sun Oct 17 10:51:52 MDT 2010
On 10/15/2010 01:02 PM, Merrill Oveson wrote:
> Looking for suggestions for the following....
> I need to extend the disk space of my samba server.
> So I'm thinking external hard disks via eSATA.
> Here's what I'd like:
> External Box:
> 1) capacity to add drives
> 2) built in hardware Raid 5
> 3) hot swappable disks
> 4) eSATA connection
> anybody know of anything of there like this?
> I'd could even live without options 1 and 3.
> Please don't suggest NetApp or EMC - way way too expensive.
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You need a Coraid storage device. It fits everything but #4 and still
matches the "Please don't suggest NetApp or EMC - way way too expensive"
criteria as well.
Take a look at this:
seriously, these boxes are built for this purpose.
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