Have two 5D’s hooked up each to a different iMac for Data storage with SSD 1TB Accelerator cards. Want to buy the B800N to combine storage for both iMacs together. Considering 2 1Tb SSD’s for each side of the unit. Will this help speed up the I/O or will the SSD’s be slowed to the fastest speed of the HDD’s as I read in the Knowledge Base? How much? Currently in one of the 5D’s have 4 WD Red and 1 Seagate Black. Would I be better matching all drives as either Red or Black?
What about Migration from both the 5D’s to the B810N? Nothing in the support area concerning. Assume we aren’t we able to just move the drives Surely not workable as moving from 2 with 5 drives for a total of 10 HDDs to an 8 drive unit hopefully with 2 SSD’s. Suggestions for Migration? Back-up software copying to new unit with new clean drives? Perhaps 4 drives to start with and then adding the other 4 once first iMac data copied. Will be setting up the B810N for two drive failure protection.
Appreciate any help with this. Thanks!!