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comment Storing large amounts of data
Yes I have looked at the Dell servers and it will probably be of those I purchase.
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RAID 6 it is then. Because speed are not that important since the bottleneck will be the network download speed. Great data protection isn't necessary either. Storage is the most important, and RAID 6 seems perfect for that. So my solution will be 2-6 RAID 6 rack servers with a front end server that stores only the location of every file and then serves it to the client by redirecting the request to one of the back end servers. Thank you.
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Indeed with the well defined goals and knowing my limits. I will consider your tips, also, my limitations is to only use rack servers. So is it possible to pump in 40 TB in a server, or should I split them up?
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Thank you for a good answer. My service will not use streaming so load balancing and bandwith wont be a problem. I'd rather focus on how to optimize the data storage to maximum. With SAN I suppose I would RAID 5 those disks. Should I use 10x1 TB or 5x2 TB or some other combination?
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