hanksdc at plug.org
Fri Dec 16 10:36:23 MST 2005
On Thu, 1 Dec 2005, Ross Werner wrote:
> Are there compelling reasons to use RAID 5 over RAID 1? The convenience
> factor of RAID 1 just seems to outweigh all performance benefits of
> RAID 5, especially when you factor in recovery time and things like that.
I'm late to the game in my response, by I hope it's useful.
Just wanted to point folks to
It's kind of Oracle-centric, but good info nonetheless, and a compelling
argument against RAID5.
Hardware RAID10 + battery-backed write cache is my favorite for speed and
reliabilty (though more expensive). Lots of spindles :-).
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