External NAS to samba

Doran L. Barton fozz at hypermoo.com
Mon Oct 18 13:56:56 MDT 2010


Not long ago, Derek Carter (aka goozbach) proclaimed...
> 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: 
> http://www.coraid.com/products/sr821_8_disk_etherdrive_storage_appliance
> 
> seriously, these boxes are built for this purpose.

I completely and wholeheartedly concur with Derek here. CORAID's AoE stuff
rocks. It's not the easiest thing to set up, but once it's set up, it just
work and works and works.

-- 
Doran L. Barton <fozz at hypermoo.com> - Linux, Perl, Web, good fun, and more!
 "Do not iron clothes on body."
    -- Seen on packaging for a clothes iron
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