New unit being built for another customer [JackRabbit orders are multiplying like bunnies]
[root@jackrabbitm ~]# dd if=/big/big.file of=/dev/null ...
10000+0 records in
10000+0 records out
83886080000 bytes (84 GB) copied, 51.8149 seconds, 1.6 GB/s
[root@jackrabbitm ~]# cat /proc/meminfo | grep MemTotal
MemTotal: 33011556 kB
Yes. We did just stream a file more than 2x the size of ram (32 GB) from disk. Yes, it sustained 1.62 GB/s.
Yes. We did this with 24 disks. Imagine what we could do with 48.