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I have this up and running with a few drives and 32gb ram given to freenas but after a little testing I started down the sync vs no sync and ZIL rabbit holes which has me wondering if I’m better off sticking with the Areca old school HW RAID. With sync off I can easily saturate the gigabit connection. Also, unless you want or need all the bells and whistles that a full blown NAS gives you, I would just go the ZoL route and use whatever your favourite distro happens to be. My personal go to is Debian, but CentOS is reliable too. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Share This Page Tweet.

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I have it running with sync off now while I copy the 8TB of data from the old server. Hi Guys, Long time lurker first time poster: With sync off I can easily saturate the gigabit connection. No, create an account now.

Feb 14, Messages: Samsung consumer drives suck at sustained synchronous write workloads. There is a ESXi 5.

If you install the ESXi 5. Your name or email address: It keeps things simple and there’s a whole lot less troubleshooting required should it need it. Oct 25, 4. Mar 23, Total Views: My personal go to is Debian, but CentOS is reliable too.

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You might just need to refresh it. Yes, my password is: Then you’ll have access to the volumes on the areca card.

Did this article help you? Jan 4, Messages: You would gain some capacity over your raid10 with a small performance hit, but it’s a trade off that, for run of the mill stuff, would be worth it imo I only ever use HW based raid when there is some obvious hardware limitation that requires disk control be handed off to something arca able.

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Discussion in ‘ Virtualized Computing ‘ started by afterlifeOct 23, ateca I’ve got a setup with a mirror this way. This article helped but additional information was required to resolve my issue. If you continue to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies.

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I have this up and running with a few drives and 32gb ram given to freenas but after a little testing I started down the sync vs no sync and ZIL rabbit holes which has me wondering if I’m better off sticking with the Areca old school HW RAID. Feedback Please rate this article. I thought that one of the main advantages of going this route is arcea ZFS used RAM as cache but I’m learning that there are many, many buts and ifs attached to this advantage.

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Repurposing an Areca ix for DAS. Create a VMFS datastore on one of those volumes.

The only thing zfs will do is storage for Esxi. No, create an account now. Yes, my password is: Nov 10, Messages: English Japanese Chinese Simplified. I’ve just recently set up my ESXi box and I’m having difficulty with arfca following: This automatically reboots the ESXi host.