warobb at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 22:05:32 EDT 2009
----- Original Message -----
From: "Doug Franklin"
> Have any of the PDML faithful tried using Network Attached Storage (NAS)
> for their photo archive? I'm considering putting together a 1TB or so NAS
> box or device to live on my at-home 1GBps Ethernet LAN. Right now, I'm
> keeping the archive on a set of external (eSATA and USB) hard drives. I'm
> finding that it'd be convenient to keep a copy online all of the time.
> I've been happy with the 4-drive RAID 10 in my main machine, but I want to
> put the online archive on a separate box of some sort. Any
> recommendations on gear to get or to avoid? I'm thinking I'd do another
> 4-drive RAID 10 setup with 500 GB (or maybe 1TB) drives commodity 7200 RPM
> SATA-II drives.
This doesn't count as an NAS, but I've had a Drobo ticking away quite
happily for a year and a half or so with no problems at all.
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