RAID Partition Restore
nick at leippe.com
Wed Oct 31 09:46:37 MDT 2007
On Tuesday 30 October 2007, Kenneth Burgener wrote:
> Most people get a 3rd disk and use
> RAID 5 as you get good disk capacity, and decent performance. Its all
> about compromise.
I'll agree with all of your suggestions save this one. While you didn't
define 'decent', raid 5 does not generally provide anywhere near what I'd
consider 'decent' write performance. While for the price/GB ratio may be
worth it for a level of performance that you may consider at
least 'acceptable', the hazards of raid 5 impose a risk that for me outweigh
I used to be a proponent for raid5, but my experience has changed my opinion.
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