I could really use a Drobo

While flipping through a ton of old news caused by a holiday weekend, I came across the Drobo. Basically it seems like it’s a big JBOD array that uses the hot stuff known as ZFS. One or two of these would be invaluable for me, since I’ve had to deal with a hard drive failure somewhere at home or at work once a week for the last 15 weeks.  I wish I was making this up.

Now, the problem is digging up the necessary $700 for just the unit itself, then a couple hundred bucks per disk…

[Via Gizmodo]

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