New server request

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Tue Apr 8 15:14:12 IST 2008

On 08/04/2008, Mike Kercher <mkercher at> wrote:
> When speaking of your disks, you say striped.  Do you mean RAID5?  I'd
>  think the more spindles you can get into your RAID, the better your I/O
>  will be.
>  Mike

I would think he means Raid0 or Raid1+0... In any case, a huge amount
of write cache on the Raid-controller would likely be a good thing.
Think "dedicated SAN" (which isn't SAN at all, just cost like it and
behaves like DAS:-).

-- Glenn
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