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    LSI SAS 9265-8i 6Gb/s 1GB cache RAID 170$ !?!

    it's the super capacitor model not a standard battery (you can see "6.4f" it stands for farads unit to measure capacitor capacity). Some advantages compared to a BBU: A traditional BBU loses cached data after 72 hours without restored power. CacheVault technology stores the contents of...
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    LSI SAS 9265-8i 6Gb/s 1GB cache RAID 170$ !?!

    I've bought this one : IBM ServeRAID M5016 Controller RAID SAS SATA PCIe 6GB 1GB Cache LSI 9265 8i | eBay The seller has also the battery : LSI BBU09 Battery for 9266 9265 9270 9271 9285CV 9286CVCONTROLLER RAID | eBay
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    Esxi and M1015 Passthrough

    I'm on esxi 5.5 (VMware ESXi, 5.5.0, VMKernel Release Build 2068190) and my LSI 9211-8i is working great with pass-through: Here it's assigned to my VM :
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    Tripp Lite SmartPro SMART5000RT3UPM 6U Rack/Tower UPS 149$ [Toronto area]

    Here is their Kijii listing : Kijiji : Poster's Ads.
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    Tripp Lite SmartPro SMART5000RT3UPM 6U Rack/Tower UPS 149$ [Toronto area]

    You don't have 240v in your home? You don't use any stove/dryer? Theses runs on 240v AC. Just have to do the wiring from the electric box to the server rack... For sure it's more complicated that any "normal" 120v UPS, but a 5000VA it's not an "average" UPS...
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    Tripp Lite SmartPro SMART5000RT3UPM 6U Rack/Tower UPS 149$ [Toronto area]

    Hello! If someone lives in the Toronto area, a HOT deal for a great UPS ! 149$!!! Too bad I only have a 12u rack... Tripp Lite Smartpro SMART5000RT3UPM 6U Rack Tower UPS | eBay