Solid state drives

Simon Burr simes at
Tue Apr 20 11:19:21 BST 2010

On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 11:08:39AM +0100, Roger Burton West wrote:
>And ideally the triple-PSU box can actually run on just one PSU.

... and that the power distribution circuit  within the box which takes the DC
power from the separate PSUs doesn't fail - seen that part fail before.

As Roger says, allow for boxes to be unavailable for periods of time because
they *will* have outages.

Although depending on your application the level of protection you require
will vary. I'm not sure that you'd need a server with mirrored drives, 
multiple LAN connections, multiple power, etc along with a hot standby
instance in another building which is reached by disparate network routing
for showing pictures of your cat.

   Simon the stressed           simes at
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