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Highlights

  • 41 terabyte ZFS RAID-Z2 file system  (32 TB usable)
  • 8 hot swap 2.5″ drive bays
  • 7 hot swap 3.5″ drive bays

Hardware

Intel Xeon E3-1220 3.1Ghz quad-core CPU
Supermicro X9SCL+-F Motherboard
16 GB (4x 4 GB) ECC DDR3 1600MHz Crucial ct51272bd160b Memory
LSI 9201-16i PCIe 16-port SATA/SAS card
Supermicro CSE-M14T 4-in-1 hot-swap 2.5″ drive cage (bays 1-4)
iStarUSA BPU-124DE-SS 4-in-1 hot-swap 2.5″ drive cage (bays 5-8)
Antec Nine Hundred Case
Corsair VX450 450W Power Supply
8x hot-swap 2.5″ drive bays (bays 1-8)
7x hot-swap 3.5″ drive bays (bays 9-15)

Drive Layout

1. (tl) 150 GB Western Digital VelociRaptor 16 MB Cache 10,000 RPM SATA 2.5″ HDD (formatted to 80 GB drive size)
2. (tr) 4 TB Seagate Laptop HDD ST4000LM016 128MB Cache 5400RPM 2.5″ SATA HDD (H9R)
3. (bl) 4 TB Seagate Laptop HDD ST4000LM016 128MB Cache 5400RPM 2.5″ SATA HDD (ZQL)
4. (br) 5 TB Seagate Barracuda ST5000LM000 128 MB Cache 5400 RPM 2.5″ SATA HDD (859)
5. (tl) 4 TB Seagate BarraCuda ST4000LM024 128MB Cache 5400RPM 2.5″ SATA HDD (64Q)
6. (tr) 4 TB Seagate Laptop HDD ST4000LM016 128MB Cache 5400RPM 2.5″ SATA HDD (55S)
7. (bl) 5 TB Seagate Barracuda ST5000LM000 128 MB Cache 5400 RPM 2.5″ SATA HDD (51H) (laggy after long uptimes)
8. (br) empty
9. 4 TB Seagate Desktop HDD.15 64 MB Cache 5900 RPM SATA HDD (54P)
10. 4 TB Seagate Desktop HDD.15 64 MB Cache 5900 RPM SATA HDD (XJL)
11. 4 TB Seagate Desktop HDD.15 64 MB Cache 5900 RPM SATA HDD (BG8)
12. empty
13. empty
14. 4 TB Seagate Barracuda ST4000DM004 256 MB Cache 5400 RPM SATA HDD (0W7) (problematic, disappears after ~1 month uptime)
15. empty

Bays 1-6: Intel
Bays 7-15: LSI

Software

  • Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS (64-bit)
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