[GRLUG] Best Local SAN performance

Grand Rapids Linux Users Group grlug at grlug.org
Wed Jun 17 21:53:12 EDT 2020

Never trust a thumb drive, particularly for something Production.  Smaller
SSDs are cheap enough these days.

The first gen Ubiquiti EdgeRouter 3 Lite had thumb drive inside too.  Had
one of those die on me once.  Opened it and replaced it, but never put it
back into Prod.

do you even lift bro?

On Wed, Jun 17, 2020, 5:51 PM Grand Rapids Linux Users Group <
grlug at grlug.org> wrote:

> On Wed, 17 Jun 2020, Grand Rapids Linux Users Group wrote:
> > And when you get tired of having to go to command line for MDADM
> > manipulation (as I did ages ago), build a FreeNAS SAN server and never
> look
> > back.  :-)
> >
> Until your thumb drives die and you don't know it, .. been there, seen
> that <g>!!!
> We worked on a major disaster when a power outage rebooted a bunch of
> FreeNAS systems only to find that the thumb drives had died. Biggest
> problem, some of the VMs were in the process of being migrated from
> one NAS to a different one.
> Hopefully FreeNAS does a physical disk install now?
> > As Van said, a good switch and "10G-Tek" or Mellanox 10Gbe NICs will give
> > you cheap good perf either way.
> >
> Yep, .. that's the plan.
>         Thanks!
>         Lee
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