RAID-5 and database servers

Jefferson Ogata poweredge at
Fri Mar 12 17:41:36 CST 2010

On 2010-03-12 22:10, John G. Heim wrote:
> I really think my boss is nearly out of patience with me. I think I know 
> what I want though. If I want to set up two RAIDs, one for the operating 
> system and one for the database files, do I need two PERCs? Can a single 
> PERC put 2 disks in a RAID-1 array and 3 others in a RAID-5 array?

Yes, no problem. You'll have /dev/sda and /dev/sdb.

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