The 1.2 Petabyte Raspberry Pi disk array now works! #RaspberryPi @geerlingguy @Raspberry_Pi
Just three weeks ago, we posted about the Petabyte storage array for a Raspberry Pi. It was cool but not working 100%.
In an update, Jeff Geerling posts:
60 hard drives, 1 Raspberry Pi — And now it actually works! It’s not the fastest storage server in town, but it’s good for about 70 MB/sec write speeds and sucks down about 500 Watts of power.
With a number of fixes, such as upgrading firmware on the drive controllers, Jeff was able to get the array stable and measure the power usage in various modes.
Check out the details in the YouTube video below. Well done Jeff!
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