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NAS on Sun vs NetApp

Discussion in 'Sun Hardware' started by Remco, Jun 1, 2005.

  1. Remco

    Remco Guest

    Hi all,

    I am looking for an alternative NAS/NetApp solution. I am curious as to
    what your experiences are, pro and con wise, with other platforms,
    specifically Sun.

    I am also curious about other suppliers.

    So if anybody would want to share his/her eperience I'd be grateful.

    - Remco
    Remco, Jun 1, 2005
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  2. Le Wed, 01 Jun 2005 15:18:09 +0200, Remco a écrit :
    Avoid windows storage server 2003 like the plague, because it's pure crap,
    but I suppose you'd have guessed it :)
    NetApp are fine on the high end, but their low end is crappy : PC hardware
    with IDE drives with the NetApp premium, better go with a good PC server
    hardware (like Supermicro) and install Solaris, Linux or BSD yourself...
    Emmanuel Florac, Jun 1, 2005
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  3. Remco

    Remco Guest

    I wouldn't touch any windows version with a ten foot pole... :)
    Remco, Jun 1, 2005
  4. Le Wed, 01 Jun 2005 17:25:25 +0200, Remco a écrit :
    He he :) Be careful, because many vendors provides windows NAS :) I think
    the choice is : buy a NetApp if you can afford a reasonnably high end
    machine, or buy a serious PC server (like the supermicro machines) if you
    want something cheap, and set up your favorite OS yourself.
    Emmanuel Florac, Jun 1, 2005
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