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How do I shop for enterprise-grade servers and storage?

I need to buy several servers with 24+ cores and 100+ GB of RAM, as well as storage for slightly over 100TB of data. Where (and how) should I be looking? [more inside]
posted by antonymous on Oct 14, 2013 - 10 answers

SAN Solution- what the heck am I looking for??

What options and features or solutions should we be looking for in a SAN solution that will need to last 7-10 years. [more inside]
posted by jmd82 on Feb 5, 2013 - 12 answers

Help me become a SAN expert

I need to quickly become an expert in SAN technology. [more inside]
posted by patrad on Feb 1, 2011 - 4 answers

Can I create expandable volumes on my setup?

I have a server with a Perc5/i RAID controller and 8 drive bays. I'd like to use it primarily as a storage server, with the idea of buying 4 drives now and expanding later. I'd like to put ESXi on the server and OpenFiler (or FreeNas) ontop of that. I don't need any drive redudancy (there's an attached tape controller), but I'd like to be able to pop in a new drive and expand it like you'd be able to do with LVM. Is this possible? [more inside]
posted by geoff. on May 11, 2010 - 7 answers

Pimp my database!

Oracle / Storage geeks: What are the alternatives to exadata for high-performance I/O with a rac system? [more inside]
posted by H. Roark on Nov 26, 2009 - 1 answer

How to calculate Rate of Change

How can i calculate (or make a good approximation) of how much some data has changed in bytes? [more inside]
posted by daveyt on Feb 1, 2008 - 6 answers

Cheap Short-Term Storage Near San Francisco?

I'm traveling to the San Francisco Bay Area with a van and a trailer, and my plans for where to put all of this when I arrive have fallen through. Where should I store my stuff? [more inside]
posted by gum on May 2, 2007 - 3 answers

Cost-effective, shared storage for Mac?

Cost effective, shared storage for Mac? [more inside]
posted by brundlefly on Jul 4, 2006 - 6 answers

Help me purchase a SAN

Can you help me with the purchase of a SAN for my small to medium sized business? We're looking to attach 4-6 servers to ~2-3 TB of storage space. [more inside]
posted by stovenator on Aug 30, 2005 - 8 answers

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