HP is offering a downsized turnkey configuration of its big-ass filer, the ExDS9100, and says DreamWorks Animation is using a bigger version to archive and back up its movies. The Extreme Data System 9100 was announced just over a year ago as a high-capacity filer that scaled to 820TB. It had three components: HP's acquired …
Downsize my turnkey box
What about the box that it arrives in? They can't be thinking of downsizing that too?
We had a look at this...
...it can only really do NFSv3 and is dog slow for small I/Os.
There is no real replication, they plan to implement rsync (!) later this year... LOL!
You can get a Sun Storage 7410 for 1/3 less, have more features and get mind-blowing performance.
Something I can fit my porn collection on . . .
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