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    Intel Optane Memory Question

    such an upgrade rarely makes any sense - windows storage stack was written in 80s or 90s at best so it can't handle low latency storage well
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    What kind of routers does the NSA use?

    openbsd-all-around :)
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    New NAS for mixed Mac and Windows

    just came around this old thread it turns out they have linux version so far https://www.starwindsoftware.com/starwind-virtual-san-vsa
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    5.25" SSD bay coverter for 2.5 SSDs

    we've been using these guys with more or less success icy dock are of the best quality imho https://www.startech.com/HDD/Brackets/2-5-inch-SATA-SAS-HDD-to-3-5-inch-SATA-Adapter~25SATSAS35 https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817994064...
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    Thinking of getting a cloud service for an additional backup.

    try back blaze they extremely inexpensive and getting to a "good enough" point in terms of service (yeah, i know about days of outage but hell s3 was dead in the water twice this year alone !)
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    Huawei Storage, anyone had an experience with it?

    we have to deal with their network switches and servers for some of our non-U.S. customers (big telecom if you care) it's the most horrible hardware vendor we've ever seen :(
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    samsung 960 evo performance drops ?

    under pulsating i/o - yes for sure under heavy hammer i/o - never ;(
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    aws backup

    any reasonably priced aws backup being aware of sql server transactions ? we'd like to use veeam but they have issues on aws with no eta to resolve ;( thanks !
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    New NAS for mixed Mac and Windows

    i'd for freebsd or linux freenas is a forkout for now reason ;(
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    New NAS for mixed Mac and Windows

    haters gonna hate ;) your cell phone operator 100% runs emc vnx for billing processing and this little baby runs windows ;) back to star winds they have linux version as well afaik we used one to demo iscsi back in 2011 , 2012 or so
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    samsung 960 evo performance drops ?

    guys thanks for your suggestions !! temperature is ok (they run a little bit hot but opening a case and using huge fan just to cool them down didn't change anything) it turns out write performance drop is by design - cache gets filled and that's it ;(...
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    What's the favorite HDD brand these days?

    check this out (where wdc is) https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-benchmark-stats-2016/
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    M.2 Cache Drive needed????

    you'll end up with something like samsung evo (pro?) 960 mounted into PCIe bracket because you don't really have m.2 slot check this out https://www.starwindsoftware.com/blog/benchmarking-samsung-nvme-ssd-960-evo-m-2 they benchmarked m.2 with an asus bracket at it's 0% difference in between...
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    samsung 960 evo performance drops ?

    hi so i have an issue : current set of a samsung 960 evos (got 4 of them) work in weird way initially write performance is kind of ok and according to specs after some time write performance is 1/3 - 1/4 of what it should be initially i though it's my raid done in the wrong way but...
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    Migrating Old SCSI Bootable Drive

    virtualize your setup get something like disk2vhd or starwinds v2v converter and build a vhd(x) out of your disk create vm with scsi disk bootable and you're golden
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