Dell server performance

Arjan van de Ven arjanv at
Wed Mar 20 02:15:01 CST 2002

"Swinefurth, Chris" wrote:
> All,

> breaking the RAID 5 set, restripping, and possibly going RAID 1.

If you're going to RAID1 I would recommend using the linux software raid
on the individual drives. (those can even still be connected to the

For RAID1 hardware raid has no real benifit (unless you're going to the
gigabyte/second range) 
and software RAID1 also has basically no cpu overhead.

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