[rescue] Any Minneapolis area listers ?

velociraptor velociraptor at gmail.com
Wed Jan 24 14:43:44 CST 2007

On 1/9/07, Wesley W. Will <wwill at siu.edu> wrote:
> I've been tagged by an online acquaintance for some help, for a library
> in the Minneapolis area.  They are in need of about a 2TB storage and
> retrieval setup for e-books and scanned documents, whatever reason, I
> don't get into why.  Cheap is good.  Cheaper is better.  Money will be
> spent as and when needed, but the less spent the better.
> I suggested something surplus and longevious, maybe non-Wintel, Sun in
> particular.  Anybody with hardware to donate in that area, let me know.
> (Being a Freemason wouldn't be a hindrance, btw, it's apparently the
> Masonic library needing the help.)  (No, I'm not a Mason.)

Off the shelf, new: Buffalo Terra-Station Pro.  2TB for < $2K (closer
to $1K, actually).  RAID 5, and easy to manage by non-techies.

Probably my next major "computer" purchase.


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