Which is the fastest solution for storage?

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Which is the fastest solution for storage?

Unread postby Y888099 » Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:37 am

Fiber channel?
SAS?
Let me know.
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Re: Which is the fastest solution for storage?

Unread postby Trippynet » Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:54 am

Depends on how much storage, and what it's for :)
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Re: Which is the fastest solution for storage?

Unread postby Y888099 » Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:09 am

Trippynet wrote:Depends on how much storage


2TB, on a pile of HDs
RAID0 is also possible.

Trippynet wrote:and what it's for


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Re: Which is the fastest solution for storage?

Unread postby Elf » Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:03 pm

I would go for SAS. Multilane connections give good speed, reasonably inexpensive, and Fibre Channel seems to be on the outs (getting replaced by iSCSI over Nx10GigE).

I don't think there is much you can do with just 2TB of spinning disk (in any configuration) that will challenge the bandwidth of either. First concern for either IOPS or throughput would be the size and RPM of the disks.
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