Talk:Vblade - ATA over Ethernet

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Revision as of 04:19, 28 August 2006 by Ramuk (Talk | contribs) (Kurobox + Netgear Switch)

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This isn't really a fair comparision for cost at all, after all the Coraid's devices are SATA and Gigabit Ethernet optimized. But still it's a fun comparision to see what opensource hardware and software can get you.

15 blades no included hard drives

15 blades x 750GB = max 11.25TB


Kurobox + Netgear Switch


Open Source Saves you $1594


As I said certainly not a fair comparison, the Coraid hardware is different (SATA vs PATA) and optimized from a ethernet switching standpoint vs the Kurobox/Linkstation.

But still a savings of $1600 is nothing to sneeze at!

- Ramuk 23:57, 27 August 2006 (EDT)