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Re: [Bacula-devel] [Bacula-users] Movement detection and funding

John Enok Vollestad wrote:
> For those interested:
> One nice thing with the supermicro boxes is the ability to daicy-chain 
> with SAS-extenders.  The Areca controller also have the opportunity to 
> online increase the size of raid-sets and volumes in combination with 
> raid 6, global hotspare, up to 128 disks and good performance.  
> Combined we can add shelfs and disks as needed.
> One may put a motherboard in or one can use it just as a shelf.  There 
> are contacts for the SAS-extenders in the back of the box.
> http://www.supermicro.com/products/chassis/3U/836/SC836E2-R800V.cfm
I just noticed that the backplane needed for cascading of chassis limits 
the disktype to SAS.  This makes the cost much higher than SATA2.

John Enok

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