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Re: RAID, or Fibre Channel server?
by Bob Zelin on Jun 20, 2012 at 3:35:32 pm
in the - ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up - Forum
DO NOT get the Areca 1223x, and stop this nonsense with the Rocketraid card. If you want the Areca, get the 1882x. Buy professional equipment. Bob Zelin
Re: RAID, or Fibre Channel server?
by Laco Gaal on Jun 20, 2012 at 7:43:47 am
in the - ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up - Forum
Thanks guys! One more thing is a factor here, I'm located in Europe:) This complicates this purchase a bit. Anyway I found that I could easily buy an Areca 1223x here (first I wanted to buy Rocketraid, but then I read that Areca is much more be
Re: RAID, or Fibre Channel server?
by Bob Zelin on Jun 19, 2012 at 9:46:48 pm
in the - ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up - Forum
the prices you see here are without disk drives. And without the host controller card. An Areca 1882x or an ATTO R680 are expensive cards. All this adds up very quickly. DPX 2k files are under 300MB/sec. Uncompressed HD is about 166MB/sec.
Re: RAID, or Fibre Channel server?
by Alex Gerulaitis on Jun 19, 2012 at 8:59:07 pm
in the - ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up - Forum
Totally. On 8 decent drives, 600-800MB/s in RAID6 with Areca 1882x or ATTO R680 (I prefer Areca for speed although ATTO is a more established brand.) Expander 8-bay JBOD from Areca/ CineRAID - $1699, non-expander - $799. http://cineraid.com/prod
Re: RAID, or Fibre Channel server?
by Jon Schilling on Jun 19, 2012 at 8:58:00 pm
in the - ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up - Forum
Laco, I brought up Fiber Channel as that's what you initially suggested. For a DAS, or Direct Attached Workflow.... Our EB800MS, http://www.proavio.com/eb800ms-mini-sas-desktop-raid-ready-storage.html with the Areca 1223X card will give you RAI
Re: RAID, or Fibre Channel server?
by Laco Gaal on Jun 19, 2012 at 8:44:35 pm
in the - ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up - Forum
No reason for Fibre Channel. Also I'm looking for a setup around 8 disks. I just wanted to ask, which would be the better way:) So the best way is a RAID controller and an enclosure?
Re: RAID, or Fibre Channel server?
by Alex Gerulaitis on Jun 19, 2012 at 8:37:53 pm
in the - ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up - Forum
Is there a specific reason for Fibre Channel? (Distance, sharing?) If not, any reason DAS Mini-SAS won't work? Unless you need sharing - as Jon suggested - the highest RAID5/6 performance per buck ratio is with MiniSAS based controllers and st
Re: RAID, or Fibre Channel server?
by Jon Schilling on Jun 19, 2012 at 4:48:09 pm
in the - ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up - Forum
Laco Gaal, The product that would suit your needs is from Enhance Technology, http://f1.creativecow.net/4307/ds316f8-8g-fiber-channel-array the parent company of Proavio, which is the DS316F8 8G Fiber solution. Should you want further information
RAID, or Fibre Channel server?
by Laco Gaal on Jun 19, 2012 at 3:28:28 pm
in the - ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up - Forum
I'm looking for a RAID5, or RAID6 setup for a Mac Pro, I'm looking to get 1-2 streams of uncompressed HD, or 2K video playback. As for the Raid controller - Disk Enclosure setup I think I searched for all the possible solutions (Areca, Proavio, Cald
NAB 2012: A Wide Open Future
by Bob Zelin on Jun 19, 2012 at 2:12:14 pm
in the NAB Expo Forum
Industry leader, visionary, and wielder of baseball bats and shotguns Bob Zelin takes a look at the world through NAB-colored glasses and sees that, from now on, anything goes.
Re: EVGA GTX570 2.5 GB w/ MacVidCards FW
by Jonathon Lee on Jun 17, 2012 at 8:14:50 am
in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
I have 2 different FC RAID's as direct attached storage. I have an Infortrend 8-bay fibre channel RAID and a 12-bay Xyratex fibre channel RAID. I connect to them with an ATTO 42-es. I'm pretty sloppy with the storage. I could actually get a lot more
Re: Need advise on The Quadro FX 4800 for MAC
by Phil LeBeau on Jun 14, 2012 at 2:55:25 pm
in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
It's like doing remodling in a house, once you tear out a wall you find other problems that need to be fixed. I thought I had to go to MAC OS 10.7 but then I found this: This is the minimum from the Quadro website Mac OS x 10.6.5 or later with
Need advise on The Quadro FX 4800 for MAC
by Phil LeBeau on Jun 13, 2012 at 2:46:12 pm
in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
I have Adobe CS6 with Premiere Pro and After Effects. I don't have the GPU acceleration for Premiere. I have a lot of stuttering and dropping audio. The thought of multi cam editing concerns me. I need to be fast and efficient. Rendering is hu
Re: No new Mac Pro, no GPU accelerated rendering ?
by James Mortner on Jun 12, 2012 at 1:27:50 pm
in the Autodesk Smoke 2013 Forum
Yes, I want to believe that too. I'm just struggling with the idea that we could be waiting an awfully long time. If we have to switch to iMac, I'd still like to have fibre channel storage and upgradeable GPUs. Hence my quesiotn about accelerated
For Sale: (3) Active Storage ActiveRAID ES Fibre Channel Storage Los Angeles
by Jason Gurnick on Jun 8, 2012 at 1:17:52 am
in the Classifieds, Personal Forum
Three ActiveRAID ES Fibre Channel Storage Units - MEGA DEAL IF YOU WANT ALL 3! Make an offer on an individual unit or take all! - Also willing to consider trade + cash for the right equipment. Extremely Low Hours on the enclosure! Still under wa
Re: Apple - please focus on FCP X stability!
by Jeremy Garchow on Jun 7, 2012 at 4:17:41 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Oliver Peters] "It's a Fibre Channel-connected, volume-level SAN controlled under FibreJet software. This is not seen by FCP X as a SAN, so the "add SAN location" feature doesn't work. (I would guess they only ever tested this with Xsan.) In any cas
Re: Apple - please focus on FCP X stability!
by Oliver Peters on Jun 7, 2012 at 4:08:22 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Robert Bracken] "Since you're on SAN I would recommend using Proxy files. You can still export using the full resolution. That would help playback." It's a Fibre Channel-connected, volume-level SAN controlled under FibreJet software. This is not
Re: New Mac Pro -- will you buy?
by Jeremy Garchow on Jun 6, 2012 at 12:58:39 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Walter Soyka] "Sidebar -- let's say there's some new Mac Pro sizzle core action days away from release. Who here will place an order immediately? Who here used to buy Mac Pros, but will now stick with iMacs or MBPs instead" It's rather dependent
News: Archion Technologies Announces Bold ‘Trade In Trade Up’ Program for Avid Unity MediaNetwork St
by Cow News Droid on Jun 5, 2012 at 7:46:19 pm
in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
-- Limited Time Offer Enables Low Cost and Seamless Expansion of Popular Avid SAN with Award-Winning Synergy XTR -- (Burbank, California--June 5, 2012) Continuing to significantly improve return on investment and extend the life of Avid Unity™ Med
Re: designed Mac Pro
by Shane Ross on Jun 1, 2012 at 5:15:49 pm
in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
The author of this obviously has ZERO clue and the needs of those of us who buy Mac Pros. We need to have one or more graphics cards. Resolve craves more cards. We need to install Red Rockets. Capture cards. Fibre channel cards SAS cards eSATA And
Re: Why do you think a new Mac Pro ISN'T coming?
by Jeremy Garchow on May 31, 2012 at 10:41:50 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Alan Okey] "Xserve RAID and Xserve were perfect examples of this reality." Was the XServe Raid high end? Around the turn of the millennium, I remember I bought a 5 drive PATA 4Gb Fibre channel raid from Huge Systems that could out perform the
Blog: Ethernet no longer needs collision insurance....
by Steve Modica on May 31, 2012 at 8:57:24 pm
in the COW - Blogs Forum
I've been living and breathing Ethernet for a long time now. I put in some of the original Ethernet COAX at my first job. One missing terminator and the whole network went down. Ethernet has come a long way. It's sort of like "The Blob". It absor
Ethernet no longer needs collision insurance....
by Steve Modica on May 31, 2012 at 1:57:24 pm
in the Forum
I've been living and breathing Ethernet for a long time now. I put in some of the original Ethernet COAX at my first job. One missing terminator and the whole network went down. Ethernet has come a long way. It's sort of like "The Blob"....
News: Facilis TerraBlock SAN Simplifies Editing for Bethesda Softworks
by Cow News Droid on May 29, 2012 at 11:44:24 pm
in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
(May 29, 2012) For Video Producer Matt Killmon and Associate Video Producer Sal Goldenberg of Bethesda Softworks, world-class publisher of AAA video games such as “RAGE” and “Skyrim,” no two work days are ever the same. Every day brings a unique, new
Re: External RAID solution for HD projects in FCP and After Effect (best for protection / speed)
by Ryan Holmes on May 25, 2012 at 2:08:02 am
in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Well if you work on ProRes then you may want to connect at more than Firewire 800 speeds. Firewire 800 can easily play 1-2 streams of ProRes, but if you start stacking up multiple layers (or doing multicam stuff) then you'll want a bit more headroom.
Re: nVidia GTX 580
by Jonathon Lee on May 15, 2012 at 7:07:53 pm
in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
I had David P. flash my new egg EVGA GTX570 w/2.5 GB. I actually use this for resolve without a separate GUI card in a 12-core 2010 Mac Pro . I get 24fps with like 10-12 nodes with Pro Res HQ 1920x1080. Prior to the flash I got like 10-15 fps on pre-
Re: MacBookPro 15" rumors from supposedly reliable sources
by Craig Seeman on May 14, 2012 at 5:22:29 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Morten Ranmar] "No ethernet. Just like with FinalCutX, we do not need collaboration any more - according to Apple." Wireless. Also there are already Wired Ethernet adaptors. I don't doubt we'll be seeing some of those with Thunderbolt. With Two
Re: 2 Client supervised sessions with CS 6.....SUCCESS!
by Chris Borjis on May 10, 2012 at 12:10:16 am
in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Thanks guys. CS 6 is delivering as I expected it would. When I made the decision to switch to premiere it was ultimately with the fact that CS 6 release was just around the corner with needed improvements from CS 5.5 sure, there will be
Re: ANY reports on CS6? Mac, PC?
by Chris Borjis on May 4, 2012 at 5:26:40 pm
in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
MacPro 8-core / snow leopard Quadro 4000 Black-Magic Multibridge extreme / Driver 9.5 (bmd official cs 6 driver) 16GB Ram Fibre Channel Raid 5 storage
Article: NAB 2012: ATTO Technologies
by Debra Kaufman on May 3, 2012 at 5:39:29 pm
in the COW - Tutorials Forum
SAN - Storage Area Networks NAB 2012: ATTO Technologies ATTO Technology showcased its entire line of storage and network connectivity products at NAB 2012, including its new Thunderbolt Desklink devices ThunderLink and ThunderStream. Also featured
NAB 2012: ATTO Technologies
by Debra Kaufman on May 3, 2012 at 10:39:29 am
in the SAN - Storage Area Networks Forum
ATTO Technology showcased its entire line of storage and network connectivity products at NAB 2012, including its new Thunderbolt Desklink devices ThunderLink and ThunderStream. Also featured was a technology demonstration of the Celerity 16Gb/s Fibr
News: Cache-A Announces Integration of Archive Appliance Product Line Into Leading SAN & NAS Systems
by Cow News Droid on May 2, 2012 at 5:10:58 pm
in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
By Eliminating Client, Digital Media Professionals Can Now Pull Data Directly from Archion, Facilis, Storage Network Solutions and StorNext Systems (Morgan Hill, California--May 2, 2012) Once again responding to customer requests to simplify their
Re: Do we need Jumbo Frames?
by Juan Salvo on Apr 29, 2012 at 6:58:20 am
in the SAN - Storage Area Networks Forum
10gig Ethernet through thunderbolt HBAs. I think with FCoE (fibre channel over ethernet) catching on as well, this will be a replacement for both gigabit ethernet NAS sharing and fibre channel based SAN systems. Hopefully when the chipset costs dr
Re: A Question for Working Professional Editors Using FCPX.
by Oliver Peters on Apr 26, 2012 at 6:29:57 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jeremy Garchow] "Have you tried making a folder and pointing the SAN Location to that instead of the whole volume?" There are plenty of folders on the volume. All is greyed out. This is a volume-based SAN using Command Soft's FibreJet. Fibre Chan
Re: A Question for Working Professional Editors Using FCPX.
by Jeremy Garchow on Apr 26, 2012 at 6:24:57 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Oliver Peters] "No. It seems that if I go to Add SAN Location and navigate to the volume where I have write permission, everything is greyed out. " Have you tried making a folder and pointing the SAN Location to that instead of the whole volume?
ADTX/Ciprico Port mapping problems
by Francois Stark on Apr 23, 2012 at 6:21:15 am
in the Apple Xsan Forum
Hi We have four ADTX LH (also called Ciprico Netarray 2215A) arrays, and about 10 controllers. Three of the arrays are in production and one is a test unit. QLogic 5200 and 5600 switches. All 10 clients are running Mac os X.5.8 or X.6.4 with Ap
playback stops....a lot....how to optimize?
by Chris Borjis on Apr 19, 2012 at 12:14:27 am
in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
running cs 5.5 mac os x snow leopard 16gb ram quadro 4000 raid 5 fibre channel array 1080P hd timeline. getting a lot of stops and pauses during play back even when rendered green or yellow. should I look at updated cuda or quadro 4000 d
News: Studio Network Solutions Announces Evo v4 Shared Storage System at NAB 2012
by Cow News Droid on Apr 17, 2012 at 10:40:56 pm
in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
New features include bin sharing, unlimited SAN/NAS client licensing, file/folder locking (Las Vegas: NAB 2012--April 17, 2012) Studio Network Solutions (SNS), a premier provider of post-production storage products for video and audio workgroups,
News: Studio Network Solutions Unveils New globalSAN Xtarget Storage Server Software for Mac OS X at
by Cow News Droid on Apr 17, 2012 at 10:28:10 pm
in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
New software product transforms any Intel Mac into a powerful SAN server (Las Vegas: NAB 2012--April 17, 2012) Studio Network Solutions (SNS), a premier provider of post-production storage products for video and audio workgroups, today unveiled th
News: ATTO Technology Expands Accelerate™ Partner Program to International Market
by Cow News Droid on Apr 16, 2012 at 8:06:44 pm
in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
Provides Sales, Marketing and Training Opportunities for Solution Providers in the Fastest Growing Segment of the Storage Market (Las Vegas: NAB 2012--April 16, 2012) ATTO Technology, Inc. today announced the expansion of Accelerate™, their latest
News: Enhance Technology Introduces New Dual Controller 8G Fibre Channel Video RAID Array at NAB 201
by Cow News Droid on Apr 16, 2012 at 5:55:16 pm
in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
(Las Vegas: NAB 2012--April 16, 2012) Enhance Technology, a leading developer of professional storage solutions for digital content creation, today announced the release of UltraStor™ DS316F8. A new dual controller, 8G Fibre video storage platform de
News: Facilis Technology at NAB 2012: Advancing Shared Storage
by Cow News Droid on Apr 16, 2012 at 4:37:55 pm
in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
Showcases TerraBlock 5.5 enabling end-to-end workflows; Previews new solid state drive technology (Las Vegas: NAB 2012--April 16, 2012) At NAB 2012, South Lower Hall #9019, Facilis Technology will exhibit its latest developments in shared storag
OT: Cool NAB stuff from ATTO
by Jeremy Garchow on Apr 10, 2012 at 7:20:44 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
ATTO's Thunderlink and Thunderstream connects Thunderbolt to Fibre channel interfaces (et al). PCI, whuhh? Just kidding sizzle core beasts, you know I love you. http://www.attotech.com/corporate/press/pressrelease.php?prid=183 Jeremy
News: ATTO Technology Powers Telestream Software at NAB 2012
by Cow News Droid on Apr 4, 2012 at 6:25:20 pm
in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
Providing Connectivity for Multiple Software Applications (Amherst, New York--April 4, 2012) ATTO Technology, Inc. today announced its partnership with Telestream for live software demonstrations at NAB 2012, April 16-19 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Loca
Re: Range-based keywording: unique to FCP X?
by Andrew Richards on Apr 4, 2012 at 4:44:11 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Richard Herd] "I applied for and will probably get a grant for 5 iMacs i5s and 5 FCPXs. I was hoping to make all the media available to all the computers all the time. Is there a real way to do that, currently?" Yes, but there is a catch. If you
Re: Blog: NAB's PreRelease announcments continue/ Sony4K , BandPro EVF, Thunderbolt Test gear.
by Neil Sadwelkar on Apr 3, 2012 at 6:08:37 pm
in the COW - Blogs Forum
And the announcements from Atto for the 'Desklink' range of products which will provide Thunderbolt adapters for 10GigE, eSATA, SAS, and fibre channel. There may also be new devices from BMD and Aja for Video I/O. Someone may even show a DDR capable
AMA Workflow in Media Composer 6
by Tom Nelson on Mar 20, 2012 at 6:23:15 pm
in the AVID Forum
I'm working on putting together a workflow process for my post house - we work 4-6 Avids at a time on a Fibre-channel Facilis Terrablock server. We deal with mixed source media - XDCAM, DSLR, Hero, PIX240, etc. We eventually want to have each p
News: ATTO Technology to Participate in Intel® Shows
by Cow News Droid on Mar 19, 2012 at 4:38:39 pm
in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
Sharing Innovations at 2012 Intel Channel Alliance and Solutions Summits (Amherst, New York--March 19, 2012) ATTO Technology, Inc. today announced it has been invited to attend the Intel® Channel Alliance and Solutions Summits as a Silver sponsor
News: ATTO Technology Introduces Desklink™
by Cow News Droid on Mar 9, 2012 at 6:02:43 pm
in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
Next Generation in Thunderbolt™-enabled Storage and Network Connectivity (Amherst, New York--March 9, 2012) ATTO Technology, Inc., today introduced the ATTO Desklink™ category of products for mobile devices, laptops and ultrabooks. Similar to hos
News: Facilis TerraBlock 5.5 with Support for Linux Now Available
by Cow News Droid on Mar 7, 2012 at 7:09:07 pm
in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
(Hudson, Massachusetts--March 7, 2012) The Facilis TerraBlock 5.5 Shared Storage Solution with the Facilis Shared File System for Linux is now available. New features such as integrated server spanning and mirroring, Adobe® Premiere® Pro CS 5.5 proje
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