NAS + NFS

Hubbard, David dhubbard at dino.hostasaurus.com
Mon Apr 29 11:54:00 CDT 2002


Stay away from Quantum Snap! servers, I have
had a few of them and they love to screw up
and corrupt their disks, they're slow, and
support is nonexistent.

Dave

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hugh Beaumont [mailto:hbeaumont at yahoo.com]
> Sent: Monday, April 29, 2002 12:10 PM
> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: NAS + NFS
> 
> 
> Hello All,
> 
> I've been looking into buying some NAS devices and am curious 
> if anyone has used Dell's 
> NAS devices? Any comments?
> 
> They will be used in an all Linux environment through NFS. I 
> believe Dell only has a windows
> interface to their devices for management :( 
> 
> I'd also like to hear any comments on NFS - I don't know why 
> but I've always had a bad impression 
> of NFS and not really used it in a production environment (in 
> fact I don't think I've used
> it at all for years). Am I wrong for the distrust? All I'm 
> looking to use it for now is to do
> backups across the network (rather than using tape).
> 
> Any advice? Alternatives?
> 
> I hope my questions are not off topic! Any comments or 
> experience is appreciated!
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> 
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