[THIN] Re: bbwc

  • From: "Braebaum, Neil" <Neil.Braebaum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2005 09:40:54 -0000

And practically all SAN / FC implementations use kinda emulated SCSI.

Not that I don't see your point - that the write caching is likely taken
care of elsewhere (normally in your disk enclosure), it would be prudent
to check the local disk properties and see what the windows driver
thinks is going in WRT write caching.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Foote, Eric
> Sent: 09 March 2005 21:31
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: bbwc
> It would be irrelavant since the SCSI disk controller would 
> not be used, the FC controller would see all of the activity.
> Eric
>       -----Original Message-----
>       From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Luchette, Jon
>       Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2005 3:48 PM
>       To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>       Subject: [THIN] bbwc
>       Hey,
>               With HP hardware, to buy the BBWC (battery 
> backed write cache) module is usually a good idea for a 
> Citrix/TS Server to see the best performance on a heavily 
> loaded box I mean.  But, if I were looking for servers that 
> would be booting-off-SAN, say Blade servers, would that make 
> the BBWC module irrelevant?   Why, if so?
>               Thanks,

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