[svlug] Software Raid
marc_news at vasoftware.com
Fri Jun 14 20:24:47 PDT 2002
On Wed, Jun 12, 2002 at 05:51:46PM -0700, Drew wrote:
> The queries will be frequent and somewhat complex, so I'm thinking a
> quad Xeon. I agree that disk I/O is the biggest issue. I guess I'll
> need about 1TB RAID5 to start. Any suggestions on the RAID hardware?
Yes: don't use any.
Use normal ultra 160 SCSI cards, and software raid 5.
You'll be happy you did
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