PHOBOS - Re: drbd (was nmbd)
Wed, 10 Nov 1999 13:49:11 +0000 (GMT)
> I would rather see our company use a Linux box with a phobos redirector
> than buy an F5 Big IP box or a Bay Networks Accelar 700 series. There is
> no way a piece of software is going to compete with dedicated hardware.
I would suggest you benchmark software raid versus many hardware raid
controllers. As I keep saying.. a PC is always the wrong hammer for the job, but
its such a big hammer it often wins. The things that constrain a PC are
bus architecture issues only.