Hardware Config Advice Sought

Discussion in 'Clustering' started by Joe_Yusko, Aug 8, 2005.

  1. Joe_Yusko

    Joe_Yusko Guest

    I currently have 2 Dell PV650f clusters in operation that are end of life. I
    need to buy hardware. Question is, do I go with a SAN or NAS configuration?
    Currently, it's a SAN solution. Oh, this is for running a SQL2K cluster.

    Thanks!
    joe
     
    Joe_Yusko, Aug 8, 2005
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  2. Quick answer: SAN

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    Ryan Sokolowski
    MVP - Windows Server - Clustering
    MCSE, CCNA, CCDA, BCFP
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    Ryan Sokolowski [MVP - Avanade], Aug 8, 2005
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  3. SAN. I have yet to see a NAS solution (and remember, they need to be
    supported NAS solutions) that have the I/O of a SAN. I/O will be incredibly
    important to the performance of your SQL configuration.


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    Russ Kaufmann

    MVP - Windows Server - Clustering
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    Russ Kaufmann [MVP], Aug 9, 2005
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  4. Joe_Yusko

    Joe_Yusko Guest

    Thanks to all of you for your advice.

    -joe
     
    Joe_Yusko, Aug 9, 2005
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