[Linux-PowerEdge] poweredge 2850 drive performance, pci-x/e ssd upgrade?

Dan Pritts danno at umich.edu
Sat Nov 10 10:42:46 CST 2012

Matthew Lenz wrote:
> We've got a couple databases that are using raid 5 and over the years as
> Thoughts?
Assuming your databases do any significant amount of disk writes 
(instead of a read-mostly data warehouse or something), RAID5 is about 
the worst possible disk config.  Rebuild as RAID10 and your write 
performance will skyrocket.

Dan Pritts
ICPSR Computing & Network Services
University of Michigan

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