[svlug] Re: IDE RAID versus BOD SCSI -- Re: 3ware IDE RAID Recommendation ...
rick at linuxmafia.com
Tue May 30 22:48:37 PDT 2000
begin Bryan J. Smith quotation:
> I *TOTALLY AGREE* that SCSI RAID is the way to go [...].
So, save for it, and don't urge crummy hardware on people.
> There are all kinds of pros and cons here, all fairly cost-based.
Yep. Thus: Don't buy cheap junk hardware.
> True, the drive to host bus *IS* different. But today's ATAPI bus
> has improved in a number of ways, largely for single-user desktops
> and workstations, but even more so for servers and multi-user
All in areas that completely fail to address the basic problem.
> I just *HATE* the one-line BS like Rick's here:
Aww. With practice, you _can_ learn to love it.
> By the same arguments I have seen on this list....
Somebody else want to name the fallacy, here, or shall I?
> Which brings me to the point of the whole original thread. I was
> merely recomending the $100 3ware card instead of software RAID for
Software RAID for ATA would be a _monumentally_ dumb idea. Again, from
every viewpoint but maximum redundant storage per buck, at the expense
of every other design consideration.
> Hey, benchmark for all I care!
Go crazy! Go to town!
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