Multiple disks

Alexander Sicular siculars at
Tue Mar 22 11:53:35 EDT 2011

Ya, my original message just highlighted the standard 0,1,5 that most  
people/hardware should know/be able to support. There are better  
options and 10 would be one of them.

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On Mar 22, 2011, at 8:43, Ryan Zezeski <rzezeski at> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 10:01 AM, Alexander Sicular <siculars at 
> > wrote:
>  Save your ops dudes the headache and just use raid 5 and be done  
> with it.
> Depending on the number of disks available I might even argue  
> running software RAID 10 for better throughput and less chance of  
> data loss (as long as you can afford to cut your avail storage in  
> half on every machine).  It's not too hard to setup on modern Linux  
> distros (mdadm); at least I was doing it 5 years ago and I'm no sys  
> admin.
> -Ryan
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