Category: RAID

COPING WITH 1EB OF DATA

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For the gaming enthusiast the idea of 1EB is not so far fetched. No statistics exist for the entire collection of over 25,000 games as to the storage required. Steam has needed 7.1 terabit bandwidth to keep up with demand. Steam has to use hard disks galore to handle the vast amount of games for …

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18EB STORAGE COST

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264 is the address span for a 64-bit CPU which is 18EB or 18,446,744,073,709,600,000. Keep in mind the CPU has a 64-bit accumulator so technically there are 272 bytes the realm of x64. NASA needs lots of storage for their telescope telemetry etc. NASA has a lot of projects on the go with a lot …

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SEAGATE STORAGE SERVERS

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Many are familiar with Backblaze who offers backup for a low subscription fee. They use their own server designs before adopting the EIA standard rack, Seagate posted a new photo showing a server with 120 disk in an array This is double the oversized server Backblaze uses so the racks wold need to be arger. …

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HIGH POINT SSD7210

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The High Point SSD7210 is a 4-port PCI Express 3.0 U.2 controller card. Ultra-High Performance, Flexible NVMe U.2 RAID Controller PCI Express 3.0 x16 NVMe Supports Single Drives & RAID 0, 1, 5, 1/0 4x U.2 Ports with Dedicated PCIe 3.0 x4 bandwidth for each NVMe SSD Flexible 2.5″ U.2 Form Factor 6.3 x 0.8 …

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SATA PORT MULTIPLIERS

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Many have too few SATA ports in their rigs to be able to install multiple hard disks. Hard disks do not use a lot of power so there is little stress to installing a full cage of high capacity disks. The JMICRON JMB575 supports SATA, SATA II and SATA III speeds. The older JMB321 only …

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