RAID battery-backed cache - necessary?
rostetter at mail.utexas.edu
Wed Feb 10 22:02:36 CST 2010
Quoting Eric Rostetter <rostetter at mail.utexas.edu>:
> Or when the UPS stops on a prolonged power outage. RAID batteries will
> generally go for weeks or months without power... UPS batteries usually
> go for minutes or maybe a few hours without power... Sometimes power is
> out for a while...
I should note I was thinking about only battery-based UPS systems above.
Doesn't apply to generator based ones and other types that can theoretically
run for long periods of time... But I think most of use are using traditional
battery operated UPS modules, no?
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