Linux most common config

Steve Meyers steve-plug at
Thu Oct 6 16:41:11 MDT 2011

On 10/6/11 1:27 PM, Nicholas Leippe wrote:
> RAID5 is just not worth the hassle, lower performance, and much higher risk.
> Disk is cheap these days, RAID1 or RAID10 FTW IMO.

Agreed, 100%.  For I/O heavy workloads, make sure you use hardware RAID 
with writeback cache (battery-backed, of course), although interesting 
things are happening with Flashcache and bcache.


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