Xenserver

Hi,
I am setting up xenserver on 2 host machines DL380 G6 attached to a SAN via ISCSI or NFS, my question is, to save money could i use sata drives in the DL380 G6 connected to the mainboard apposed to running through the smart array controller, as i have 2 machines (both can handle the full stain of all the VM's on) with xenmotion then if a hard drive fails i can just rebuild the xenserver with a spare sata drive, which will free the smart array controller and the SAS drives up for the SAN?, just trying to save a few quid?, cant see it affecting performance seen as though all the VM's will be on the SAN?
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ToxicPigCommented:
Perfectly acceptable.  Your SAN is the key to the advanced features.  Each individual server is honestly throw-away.  Back up your VM metadata regularly to your SAN, and you're in an even better spot.

Further recommendation:  use NFS.
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