[FoRK] Amazon S3 storage service

Eugen Leitl < eugen at leitl.org > on > Tue Mar 14 11:31:05 PST 2006

On Tue, Mar 14, 2006 at 01:08:31PM -0500, Stephen D. Williams wrote:

> This kind of capability stands in stark contrast to the high premium for 
> storage paid for infrastructure based on EMC and other fibre-channel SAN 
> systems.

I don't see how you could compare FC SAN with SATA (~enterprise-class)
drives shovelled over a bunch of racked PC boxes. It is an entirely 
different price range. If only Sun Fire X2100 would take 4 SATA drives 
frontally...

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