[olug] RAID chassis recommendations

dashrender@cox.net dashrender at cox.net
Tue Jul 10 20:51:51 UTC 2012

I've had similar good fortune with RAID 5,  but as the drive size increases I see where this is much more likely to happen.

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From: obiwan at jedi.com (Obi-Wan)
To: <dashrender at cox.net>
Cc: <olug at olug.org>
Subject: [olug] RAID chassis recommendations
Date: Tue, Jul 10, 2012 3:50 pm

> On a side note, here is a good article why you should not run RAID 5 (or RAID 6), especially at the sizes you are talking about.
> http://www.datamation.com/storage/data-storage-the-myth-of-redundancy-1.html

Curious that in 20 years as a professional sysadmin (sometimes managing
hundreds of TB under RAID 5 and replacing failed drives weekly), I've
never experienced reliability problems with RAID 5...

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