Can you use an enterprise-grade SAS RAID card in the Raspberry Pi?

That’s the question I try to answer in this video. There is a lot more data that I didn’t cover in the video, but I cover in the Raspberry Pi PCI Express Card Database website:

GitHub issue for LSI SAS card:

GitHub issue for IO Crest SATA card:

Products in this video (some links are affiliate links):

– LSI SAS3082E-R SAS card:
– IO Crest SATA III card:
– 3-pack of SATA cables:
– Stackable 3.5″ hard drive cases:
– SATA 4x power splitter:
– WD 500GB SATA II HDD (x4):
– Redragon GC-PS003 600W PSU:

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00:00 – Enterprise Pi storage?
01:07 – What is SAS?
02:35 – Trying the LSI PCIe card
04:42 – Switching gears
05:41 – Wrangling a RAID array
06:40 – Regrets?
07:15 – HDDs Assemble!
09:18 – SATA Drivers?
09:59 – Spoilers…
10:15 – Bloopers