4 x 3TB Drives were delivered today, Sadly Sata not SAS and desktop grade but with regular backups it should be ok (And cheap to replace when they no doubt fail) The plan is to run 2 x 3TB Sata drives i have with the new 4 x sata drives to give a 6 Drive raid 5, if performance is bad i will grab another two and pop them in raid 10 – The servers will be linked via fiber The drives going into the DELL servers 18TB of Mechanical 2TB of SSD
Today, Fiber switches got delivered to connect the servers up over 4GB rather than 1GB – With a faster storage backed this was very much needed when moving things around or capping out 1GB!
Thanks to a large contribution by Krakenbul , There’s 2 x 1TB SSD drives for much better performance over 15K sas drives for the server(s)… Still to come, network & more storage
While most of the servers are rented, I also run a lot of the kit at home that does a lot of work behind the scenes. In short as i write this the rack has; 1 x Del T610 3 x Dell R710 1 x Rack Server for a iscsi target 1 x HP managed Switch 1 x POE switch 1 x APC Battery Backup 1 x APC PDU Dell EMC and a SAN with 450GB 15k drives – not in use It started off on the left Its runs SteamID services , Some content you view will be pulled from the servers above and passed back though the main server, No public contact is made with the SteamID services[…]