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Comment Re:This should be modded up (Score 2, Informative) 609

I got a Drobo as well, the 4 drive USB/Firewire version.

I had a RAID array die, and I needed something fast to save my data before the weekend was over. The Drobo worked.

I'm now back on a Linux RAID system, and the Drobo is relegated to backups. Why? It's slow. Way slow. I wouldn't recommend for daily use.


New Linux Petabyte-Scale Distributed File System 132

An anonymous reader writes "A recent addition to Linux's impressive selection of file systems is Ceph, a distributed file system that incorporates replication and fault tolerance while maintaining POSIX compatibility. Explore the architecture of Ceph and learn how it provides fault tolerance and simplifies the management of massive amounts of data."

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