Rasberry pi - high density
nick at pelagiris.org
Sun May 10 00:35:54 UTC 2015
At least some vendors are already doing that. The Dell 730xd will take up
to 4 PCIe SSDs in regular hard drive bays -
On Sat, May 9, 2015 at 3:26 PM, Eugeniu Patrascu <eugen at imacandi.net> wrote:
> On Sat, May 9, 2015 at 9:55 PM, Barry Shein <bzs at world.std.com> wrote:
> > On May 9, 2015 at 00:24 charles at thefnf.org (charles at thefnf.org) wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > So I just crunched the numbers. How many pies could I cram in a rack?
> > For another list I just estimated how many M.2 SSD modules one could
> > cram into a 3.5" disk case. Around 40 w/ some room to spare (assuming
> > heat and connection routing aren't problems), at 500GB/each that's
> > 20TB in a standard 3.5" case.
> > It's getting weird out there.
> I think the next logical step in servers would be to remove the traditional
> hard drive cages and put SSD module slots that can be hot swapped. Imagine
> inserting small SSD modules on the front side of the servers and directly
> connect them via PCIe to the motherboard. No more bottlenecks and a
> software RAID of some sorts would actually make a lot more sense than the
> current controller based solutions.
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