[svlug] Re: linux system... <- TheBS' Hardware Guide forLinux ...
J C Lawrence
claw at kanga.nu
Sun Apr 29 20:23:01 PDT 2001
On Sun, 29 Apr 2001 13:29:29 -0700 (PDT)
raffi <Rafael> wrote:
> On Sun, 29 Apr 2001, Cameron L Palmer wrote:
>> Buy Seagate hard drives, they are the best.
> That's a silly statement...
> Some improvements are in the work like ATA drives with serial
> cable connection are under development. That will make drives
> easier to connect with thin cables (about 4 wires only) to the
> interfaces and give them more speed for data
Serial ATA will liekly happen. I don't hold much hope for it being
actually useful however.
> Unfortunately, the protocol won't change much so SCSI will keep
> running circles around ATA.
Both ATA and SCSI are reaching physical wire limits that cannot be
beaten. Both are not far from the end of their lives. Infiniband
currently looks like the most likely replacement, tho I have some
hope for a low level Object Store to come out of the guys at
Panasus, especially on account of their founder's previous
Panasus are hiring BTW -- mention me if you end up going that way.
J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
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