Netflow Nfsen Server Hardware

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 16:01:06 UTC 2013


On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 9:05 AM, Joe Loiacono <jloiacon at csc.com> wrote:
> Tim Calvin <tcalvin at tlsn.net> wrote on 01/16/2013 05:51:11 PM:
>
>> PowerEdge R610 -
>>
>>     2x Intel E5540, 2.53GHz Quad Core Processor
>>
>>     32GB RAM
>>
>>     2x 300gb 10k 2.5" SAS HDD
>
> Since netflow processing is generally I/O bound, you may want to invest in
> 15K drives.

I had suggested off-list that perhaps primary storage as SSD was a
better path, is there a reason to not do that? (with some larger
storage on spinning-media for historical storage/query).



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