file server

Highlights

  • 53 terabytes of ZFS RAID-Z2 storage (36 TB usable)
  • 20 hot swap 3.5″ drive bays

Hardware

Intel Xeon E3-1220v2 3.1Ghz quad-core CPU
Supermicro X9SCM-F Motherboard
32 GB (4x 8 GB) ECC DDR3 1333MHz Kingston KVR1333D3E9S/8G Memory
LSI 9201-8i PCIe 8-port SATA/SAS card
Dell H310 PCIe 8-port SATA/SAS card (flashed to LSI 9211-8i IT firmware)
Intel DC S3610 SSD boot drive
18x 5400, 5900, and 7200 RPM SATA hard drives
Corsair HX520 Power Supply
Antec Twelve Hundred Case
4x Supermicro CSE-M35T-1B 5-in-3 hot-swap 3.5″ drive cages

Drive Layout
(top to bottom, left to right)

1. 200 GB Intel DC S3610 SSDSC2BG200G4R 2.5″ SATA SSD (TGN)
2. 160 GB Intel 320 SSDSA2BW160G3L 2.5″ SATA SSD (DGN)
3. [1] 4 TB HGST Deskstar NAS 0S03664 64 MB Cache 7200 RPM SATA HDD (ZYB)
4. [1] 5 TB Toshiba MD04ACA500 128 MB Cache 7200 RPM SATA HDD (S9A)

5. [2] 3 TB Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 32 MB Cache 5400 RPM SATA HDD (LLA)
6. [2] 3 TB Western Digital Red WD30EFRX 64 MB Cache 5400 RPM SATA HDD (120)
7. [2] 2 TB Western Digital Red WD20EFRX 64 MB Cache 5400 RPM SATA HDD (174)
8. [2] 2 TB Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 32 MB Cache 5400 RPM SATA HDD (10E)

9. [2] 3 TB Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX 64 MB Cache 5400 RPM SATA HDD (335)
10. [2] 2 TB Seagate Barracuda Green 64 MB Cache 5900 RPM SATA HDD (ZBB)
11. [2] 2 TB Seagate Barracuda Green 64 MB Cache 5900 RPM SATA HDD (7W9)
12. [1] 4 TB Toshiba X300 HDWE140 128 MB Cache 7200 RPM SATA HDD (BBG)

13. [1] 4 TB HGST Deskstar NAS 0S04005 128 MB Cache 7200 RPM SATA HDD (WJB)
14. [1] 4 TB Hitachi Deskstar 5K4000 32 MB Cache 5400 RPM SATA HDD (LDJ)
15. [1] 4 TB HGST Deskstar NAS 0S03664 64 MB Cache 7200 RPM SATA HDD (LSB)
16. [1] 8 TB Western Digital WD80EMAZ-00WJTA0 256 MB Cache 5400 RPM SATA HDD (N6N)

17. empty
18. [1] 8 TB Western Digital WD80EMAZ-00WJTA0 256 MB Cache 5400 RPM SATA HDD (H8J)
19. [2] 3 TB Toshiba DT01ACA300 64 MB Cache 7200 RPM SATA HDD (NGS)
20. empty

Ports 1-4: Intel
Ports 5-12: LSI 9201-8i
Ports 13-20: Dell H310

Software

Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS

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