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How to have 20-30TB space with many 2TB HDDs? [closed]

I want to build a server with a minimum of 20TB - 30TB space. I want to make a single server with many 2TB HDDs. How is it possible to have 20TB-30TB for a single folder ie. /var/www which will ...
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San storage HP p4300 g2 iscsi volume

I have a p4300 SAN storage in my network, I create a volume and assign that to TWO servers, i cant sync data between two volume and any change in one of them dont appear to another, how i can do that? ...
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Disable writing to “portable media player”

I need to disable windows machine in the domain from copying files to one's own portable devices. I found a setting that will tell the registry which will tell the computer to ...
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Where to store social network photos and videos? [closed]

I have a social network with 100,000 users. I allow users to upload photos and videos now I feel like it is becoming too much for my dedicated server. Should I get another dedicated server? A content ...
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Media Being Hosted In SVN For Web Application [closed]

I have a client who decided to use SVN to host the media files and pulled by a web application for viewing. What are the consequences of this, and wouldn't a better option be to use a NAS or CDN?
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Hard drives, how to calculate read and write speeds supported? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: dell 2T 7.2k nearline SAS 6Gbps- ingress/egress throughput I don't have access to machine/drive, but need to define specs to purchase one. What all things would it be ...
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Solid State Devices [closed]

Why is solid state devices not a good option to store data for a very dynamic (frequent updates) oracle database? Although for read intensive databases ssd does give a huge performance improvement.
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1answer
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managing a high traffic media sharing website

i'm in the process of developing a website that i predict will generate a lot of traffic. the site will be similar to many other sites offering free media streaming: mp3's. we are going to start with ...
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Why buy costly hard drives from storage server vendors like Dell/HP/Sun?

I'm just browsing around at storage servers like the Dell MD1000/MD3000 and the Sun J4200, and although the storage server pricing seems reasonable (approx $3000-$4000 AUD) the hard drives that you ...
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3answers
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Managing physical installation media storage?

Physically moving a facility and there are boxes, folders, and stacks of software installation media everywhere. How do you handle the physical install disks so they are accessible when needed? And ...
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1answer
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Distributed storage with UNC share?

What approach would you take to build a massive storage, using multiple PC's running Linux OS? The recipe I would like to use sounds like this: take 10 PCs equipped with six 2TB disks, install your ...
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9answers
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Fastest NAS and NAS with the best Performance/price ratio [closed]

What is the fastest (Gbit) NAS available? What NAS has the best price/performance ratio? This is for small servers / home usage
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Does orientation during storage affect CD-ROM or DVD lifespans?

Related: Does orientation affect hard drive lifespan? I have been told that optical media must be placed in the horizontal position during storage, the theory being that gravity can affect the ...
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What is a good media for long term backups [closed]

In brief, what is a good storage solution for a small business that wishes (or is required to) maintain long term storage of backed-up data? Ideally, the user should not have to worry about the ...