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Ziggidy

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    Ziggidy got a reaction from 8uhbbhu8 in LTT Storage Rankings   
    I am so jealous! If I may inquire, what is the total power draw on that 45 drive setup, and also, I saw from the thread you posted (2017) that you WERE running Raidz2. Is that still the case, and if so, how the heck are you only using 32 Gigs of memory? Maybe I am doing something wrong, but my 14 TB setup with Rz2 is using a bunch of memory, which I have 72 gigs of. (actually I just checked, and now it says there is only 60 Gigs, wtf, and 46 gigs in use.). I think I need to actually monitor my server...... I suck.
  2. Funny
    Ziggidy got a reaction from tiandrei in LTT Storage Rankings   
    I am so jealous! If I may inquire, what is the total power draw on that 45 drive setup, and also, I saw from the thread you posted (2017) that you WERE running Raidz2. Is that still the case, and if so, how the heck are you only using 32 Gigs of memory? Maybe I am doing something wrong, but my 14 TB setup with Rz2 is using a bunch of memory, which I have 72 gigs of. (actually I just checked, and now it says there is only 60 Gigs, wtf, and 46 gigs in use.). I think I need to actually monitor my server...... I suck.
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    Ziggidy reacted to alpenwasser in LTT Storage Rankings   
    Alrighty then, time for an update!
     
    Note: The list of noteworthy builds will now also hold the decommissioned builds.
     
    @MyNameIsNicola Updated. I hope I got it right, so many drives.
    @scottyseng Updated
    @maxtch Added your second system, updated your first one.
    @b3nno Added system to list. Nice box!
    @Jonny Updated.
    @Ziggidy Nope, rankings are not dead, but yes, it does usually take me a while to get around to them. Added your system to the list. Thanks for the entry!
    @username6465 Updated.
    @leadeater Answered your question in chat already, but just for public info: We'd count each system in a clustered file system as a single entry, if it qualified for the list.
    @FattyDave Added your system to the list. Thanks!
    @{EAC} Shoot em UP Added your new system to the list, relegated the old one to the secondary list (no, we don't delete posts). The pics in your new post seem to be broken though!  As for the noise: I put noise dampening material into our server, it actually made quite a difference. Wasn't cheap though.
    @unijab Added your new system, moved old one to secondary list.
    @kerradeph Added system to list. Very neat.
     
     
    It would also appear that there are a few entries which I've overlooked. The thread seems to be becoming a bit unwieldy, I'm going to think a bit if I can come up with a solution for that. Wouldn't want this to keep happening. Apologies to everyone below.
    @paps511 Added.
    @brwainer Fixed that and added to list. Apologies.
    @weeandykidd Overlooked your last update, fixed that as well.
    @Ramaddil Updated.
     
    Lastly:
    @Bhav If you post the rest of the system info as per @looney's template, that seems like it would qualify for the list.
    @saitir Obviously we won't be starting to add work systems to the rankings (would be a bit unfair), but that does sound pretty neat, so if you ever do get a hold of some pictures... wouldn't mind seeing those.
     
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    Ziggidy got a reaction from alpenwasser in LTT Storage Rankings   
    Not sure if this is correct, used natural log of 6 (according to Google)...  1.79175946923
     
    Score: 25.44
    Capacity: 14.2 TB
    Drives: 6
     
     
    Hardware
    CASE: Supermicro SC826TQ-R800LPB
    PSU: Dual Supermicro PWS-801-1R 800W Hot swap PSU's
    MB: Supermicro X8DTN+
    CPU: Dual Xeon E5620
    HS: Dual Supermicro  SNK-P0036 or SNK-P0037P, Not sure which they are, came with chassis already installed
    RAM: 4x Nanya NT4GC72B4NA1NL-CG (24GB Reg ECC DDR3), 12x MICRON MT36JSZF51272PZ-1G4G1FG (48GB Reg ECC DDR3), (72GB total memory)
    RAID CARD 1: IBM M1015, Flashed with "IT" firmware
    SSD: 2x OCZ Agility (60GB) (OS & Backup), 2x Q Series HDTS225XZSTA (256GB) ZIL & L2ARC mirrored - (120 gig Samsung SSD's ready to be installed and swapped out for the OS and backup drive
    HDD 1: 6x WD40EFRX (4TB) in RaidZ2 (14.3 TB usable)
     
    Software and Configuration:
    OS: Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS
    Drives in Raid Z2 Array with mirrored ZIL & L2ARC SSD's
     
    Usage:
    Only thing main OS does is act as host OS, and has the NAS portion of things.
       Virtual host running Plex Media Server
       Virtual host running 2 Minecraft servers 24x7 (I haven't played in a REALLY long time though)
       Virtual host as a test platform
       Suggestions welcome for other things I can throw at it!!!
     
    Backup:
       Personal files like photos and home videos are backed up on desktop drive and an external drive. The MAJORITY of rest of the data on there is MKV files from DVD & Blu Ray rips, (I only rip discs we own). These are backed up on two external Seagate 5TB drives
     
    Photo's:
    Building custom SSD drive cage for inside the chassis so they don't waste hot swap space on the front....


    Each drive screws into a piece of Styrene, with round styrene rods and nylon spacers around the rods to give each drive space for airflow.

    Here is a shot of the guts all ready to go. You can see the custom drive cage at the top.


    Here it is in a photo I took earlier today, It is near the top of the rack, looking at the back end here, UPS is at the bottom.
    Drive pool and storage space:


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    Ziggidy got a reaction from benga in What can I put between my Modem and Wireless Router   
    As @Xineas noted above, a Layer 2 switch WILL NOT WORK between the modem and the router. The modem needs to be connected to a Layer 3 device, which performs NAT.
     
    Here is what I would do in your situation. Leave the setup as it is, bringing 2 cables from the garage into the house. (Are we talking an attached garage, or a separate structure here?) Depending on what the garage is determines how you get the cables into the house. The reason I say TWO cables, if one of them for some reason has issues and goes bad, you already have another one in place ready to go, just swap the equipment to that other cable while you make repairs on the first cable. 
     
    I would then connect the 5 port switch to the cable, giving you ports for any hard wired devices IN the house. I would then get a wireless access point, and connect it to one of the ports on the switch, giving you 3 free ports. If you already have other wireless AP's try them, or do research and make a purchase. If funds allow, I would recommend a Unify UAP-LR - under $80 US on Amazon.
     
    https://www.ubnt.com/unifi/unifi-ap/
    https://www.amazon.com/Enterprise-System-UBIQUITI-NETWORKS-UAP-LR/dp/B00HXT8S9G
     
     
  6. Agree
    Ziggidy reacted to JoeyDM in Calling Out an ISP?   
    You're going to call up and yell at a poor tier 1 tech support person making minimum wage. You won't be able to reach anybody who can actually help.
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