You had a vice-grip on the SCSI cable didn't you? :-)

I believe you'll also see significant gains when you switch to LTO4 tapes. I've had several happy customers recently as we move to Fiber attach.

- Larry "DrFranken" Bolhuis

On 9/10/2012 9:35 AM, rob@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
Just an FYI for those evaluating options.
We switched from LTO3 SCSI drives in a 3573 L2U to LTO4 fiber (HHV2)
drives in a 3573 L4U. Still using LTO3 tapes.
Bulk of data is stream file data (improperly called IFS data).
Takes 4 tapes. Tape 1 starts out as *allusr and ends up starting stream
file data.
Tapes 2&3 are flat out all stream file data.
Tape 4 finishes up stream file data.
Using BRMS.
Tape 2 & 3 dropped from 1 hour, 59 minutes and 2 hours, 10 minutes to 1
hour 31 minutes and 1 hour 40 minutes.

Rob Berendt

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