omv on dual xeon E5620 (2x quad core 2.4ghz)

  • hello


    i have somes parts here : an r510 dell server two quad core xeons 2.4ghz. (i can put in it 16 , 32 , or 48gb on ram what amount is the best for my use ) and two extension rack .

    3 units , twelves drives in each .


    total : 36 sas drives , 4TO each , using a perc 700 raid hardware controller .

    i will build somes luns in raid 5 , using the hardware raid .



    what amount of memory sholud i use ?

    i m thinking than 8 core .... will be "useless" .... agreed ? (for the disks ! )

    for the omv distro , i ve two internal 2.5 slots aviaible ... mechanical , or ssd , what is the difference , except the boot time ?



    (i m thinking than the cpu willbe usefull , with the two 10gbe ethernet port ... )

    any help is welcome !


    regards

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