Netflow Nfsen Server Hardware

Justin M. Streiner streiner at cluebyfour.org
Thu Jan 17 16:36:23 UTC 2013


On Thu, 17 Jan 2013, Joe Loiacono 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.

That, and lots of storage for flow data.  Even a small network can 
generate a lot of data.

jms



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