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Coraid pushes SATA over Ethernet

Coraid's SR1521T unit can hold 15 SATA drives. Two 1GB Ethernets on the back provide network connectivity.

Coraid’s SR1521T unit can hold 15 SATA drives. Two 1GB Ethernets on the back provide network connectivity.

Drives are hot-swappable and the RAID information is contained within the drive. Company reps told us that the drives can be jumbled around and still maintain their RAID configuration.

Drives are hot-swappable and the RAID information is contained within the drive. Company reps told us that the drives can be jumbled around and still maintain their RAID configuration.

The drive bays hold basic trays that just need four screws and a hard drive.

The drive bays hold basic trays that just need four screws and a hard drive.

Three power supplies are in the back of the chassis. Only two need to be running and the unit will sound an audible alarm if one psu fails.

Three power supplies are in the back of the chassis. Only two need to be running and the unit will sound an audible alarm if one psu fails.

Once the Linux driver has been loaded, users can see drive status with the "aoe-stat" command.

Once the Linux driver has been loaded, users can see drive status with the "aoe-stat" command.

Coraid's sign at the Southern California Linux Conference

Coraid’s sign at the Southern California Linux Conference