[Bioclusters] Re: file server for cluster

Ivo Grosse bioclusters@bioinformatics.org
Tue, 23 Apr 2002 13:57:19 -0400

Hi Joe,

Joe Landman <joe.landman@mscsoftware.com> wrote on Tue, 23 Apr 2002:

> http://www.dell.com/us/en/esg/topics/segtopic_storage_scsi_main.htm you
> see the 160 MB/s throughput.  This corresponds to 1280 Mb/s.

You mean even if that disk array contained only 1 disk, it would give a 
w/r flux of 160 MB/s?

Naively, I was under the impression that only because of striping that 
Gb/s flux could be achieved, but you say that a single disk can w/r 
with 160 MB/s?

Sorry for my naive questions.