[talk] Climate Mirror

Pete Wright pete at nomadlogic.org
Wed Dec 14 12:55:52 EST 2016

On 12/13/16 9:29 PM, Isaac (.ike) Levy wrote:

>> I wonder about
>> alternatives to straight-up mirrors. I mean, a 100TB server is a
>> nontrivial investment.
> Nontrivial, but not impossible.  Shooting from the hip, based on a brand-new supermicro storage without many frills:
> - 3u supermicro with 24x SATA drive bays, 32g ram, a few cheap bottom-of-curve CPU’s
> $5000
> - 20 pcs 8TB sata disks, $220 * 20
> $4400
> So lets say 9500 bucks.  I’m already thinking of vendors to ping for straight donations.
> (By December end, I know there will be some 3-year-old inventory that would serve our purposes)

might be worth pining the folks at iXsystems to see if they can cut a 
deal for a system like this.

Pete Wright
pete at nomadlogic.org

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