I have read a few previous posts from other users but they were on the older model MBPs. Now that the USB 3 option is there and there are other options for Thunderbolt storage I was wondering what the best solution for disk setups would be. I have no problems removing the optical drive and installing another HD in it's place so please feel free to use that option in any configuration solutiions you may offer.
Thanks in advance for your input to this discussion.
Here's what I recommend as a starting point for a good editing experience.
Here's what I recommend as a bare minimum:
In all cases, implement some sort of backup.