Re: Cheap shared storage for small RAC?

  • From: Sean Hull <shull@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Branimir Petrovic <BranimirP@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2005 14:58:52 -0400 (EDT)

> - It should be relatively cheap, (cost less than $6K; lesser - better),
> - It *must* run reliably in 2 node Linux cluster (which I can not say 
> for FireWire based RAC I've tried) ,
> - At least one person should be willing to say magic words: 
> "Yes, I have/run such a beast at my place and it works just fine".

Well, I can't say the magic words, as I've only read about this, but ATA 
over Ethernet seems interesting.  There was an article in Linux Journal 
recently about it (March or April?)

CORAID developed the technology:


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