[oclug] Need advice on server specs
matty at khaled.superjuice.dhs.org
Thu Feb 1 16:30:52 EST 2001
Why SCSI ? becuse I dont like the large hit on the CPU when you're doing
alot of reading/writing.
On Thu, 1 Feb 2001, Andrew Hutton wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 11:17:39AM -0500, Matt Larose wrote:
> > I'm not going to comment on what distro to use, because I always suggest
> > to use the one that you're familiar with. But for hardware what I would
> > suggest is an AMD Duron/Athlon with a Abit KT7-Raid and two or three Fast
> > IDE drives. Or if he's looking for more performance go with scsi and
> Why go with SCSI? It's simply expensive and slow if you don't NEED the
> shared-media aspects.
> The idea that SCSI is better/faster than IDE is *FALSE*, on the right
> hardware IDE far outscales SCSI up to about 500G.
> Andrew J. Hutton,
> Ottawa Linux Symposium, International Linux Developers Conference
> http://www.linuxsymposium.org/ July 25th-28th, 2001
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