Is it possible to install any PCIe SATA card and boot from an attached SSD instead of internal MicroSD/USB/ODD?
Are there any special requirements needed to boot from an SSD connected to a cheap PCIe SATA III card?
Are there any limitations?
I know some of you would love having this in your home racks but this is for you enterprise guys. Seagate has just announced the 5U84 which can hold 1.0PB of data in a small enclosure.
5U rack-mount enclosure stores up to 8 petabytes of data per rack
Efficient power conversion
Up to 84 3.5” SAS hard disk drives or solid state drives per 5U enclosure
Drawer design provides extremely high density per rack unit
Easy access to hot swap drives
Expansion capability up to 336 drives
Dual 12Gb SAS I/O modules with integral data path redundancy for high-availability
Dual controller configuration that supports multiple chassis, which lowers SKUs and complex configuration issues
Unparalleled optimization and reliability
Ultra high performance of 600K IOPS at 1ms latency for 2U24 AFA configurations at 1ms latency for near instantaneous access to data
Seagate mentions in their press release -
Stay tuned to this blog as I will catch up with Seagate at CES 2018 to find out more.
Only $79.99 for Seagate STCT100 Diskless System 2-Bay NAS (w/FREE S&H)
- Limited time Shell Shocker deal => Today Only?
- Tax in CA, IN, NJ, TN.[/size]
- Up to 100BM/s file transfer speed; capacities up to 20TB
- Up to 25 users at a time can access this server
Official Product Detail/Specific Page(PDF)
Good price to buy and compare to Qnap?
$124.99 Kingston 240GB SSD SATA III till 11:59pm 3/14/14
This is part of the St. Paddy Newegg sale that Dave posted earlier --