[internetworkers] Re: Microsoft tosell personalinformationaboutcustomers to advertisers
shea at sheatisdale.com
Thu Mar 17 14:12:32 EST 2005
Lance A. Brown wrote
> Sent: Thursday, March 17, 2005 1:53 PM
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> Subject: [internetworkers] Re: Microsoft tosell
> personalinformationaboutcustomers to advertisers
> zman wrote:
> > Comparable ages... that's the thing that is weird, a year ago I was all
> > about using only SCSI in servers. This year it looks like the SCSI
> > quality and SATA have gotten very close.
> Wow. Most of the people I've heard talk about this are still leary of the
> SATA products.
This is all very interesting considering that the SATA protocol is a subset
of the Serial Attached SCSI protocol with the primary difference being
whether drives offer additional throughput (1.5 gbs sata vs 3.0 gbs SAS) and
dual-ported connections such as fibre-channel offers. SATA drives will even
work on SAS systems, but not the other way.
> > I think because we have about 3
> > times as many SCSI drives I'd call it even. Now for the big raids I'm
> > not quite sold yet but I have been researching the Xraid quite a bit and
> > can't touch the price point with a name brand SCSI raid... I think we'll
> > be getting one pretty soon...
> I've read the Xraid, while it has dual heads, is *not* redundant dual-
> If one of those heads fail, the other won't pick up the workload.
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