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Re: SAS, NLSAS or SATA disks for onsite/offsite repo

Post by yizhar » Oct 21, 2013 7:10 pm

Hi.

I think that local disks on the DR esxi host can give you better performance and stability vs QNAP for similar cost.
For example = 8 * 2gb NLSAS disks on the DR host.

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Re: SAS, NLSAS or SATA disks for onsite/offsite repo

Post by tfloor » Oct 22, 2013 11:27 am

But for the DR we have a HP Blade chassis with 5 esxi BL460c hosts. That's the old hardware from the main site. So we want to use that one on the DR site.

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Re: SAS, NLSAS or SATA disks for onsite/offsite repo

Post by tfloor » Oct 22, 2013 11:30 am

How about A physical backup server / proxy with server 2012 R2 with deduplication feature with a qnap storage unit as repository.
Can you enable dedup on that qnap volume to get the benefits of deduplication?
Otherwise i can take a big server with das storage.

Using 14 restore points , forward incremental. weekly synthetic.

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Re: SAS, NLSAS or SATA disks for onsite/offsite repo

Post by Vitaliy S. » Oct 22, 2013 1:18 pm

If you can present your QNAP device to a Windows Server and create volumes there, then it should work, however you can as well simply use the cheapest JBOD array for this ;)

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Re: SAS, NLSAS or SATA disks for onsite/offsite repo

Post by tfloor » Oct 22, 2013 5:00 pm 1 person likes this post

I'm busy with buying a new dell R720 XD, a with 24x 1 TB Near Line SAS disks in Raid 10 . 32 GB mem, and 2x 2.3 Xeon procs.
So that one has Direct attached storage. That's for my main site. And then i will bring the current qnap nas to the other side (DR site).

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