NAS

P. J. Alling webstertwentysix at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 18:04:35 EDT 2009


I read that as Dobo and my mind just couldn't take it for a moment there...

William Robb wrote:
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Doug Franklin"
> Subject: NAS
>
>
>> 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.
>
> William Robb
>
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