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Wed Oct 28 07:47:57 EDT 2009
Dnia 28 października 2009 2:57 Doug Franklin <jehosephat at mindspring.com> napisał(a):
> 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.
Here is a site that you may find interesting:
Performance difference between various NAS solutions can be very big, and it is worth considering before buying one, especially if you want it to use for photo archiving. I believe that Synology, QNAP and Thecus are leaders now, with Synology having arguably the best UI for management.
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