[CentOS] Re: Central file server advice please
feizhou at graffiti.net
Mon Sep 24 02:38:15 UTC 2007
William Warren wrote:
> actually it'll perform WORSE in many cases than Linux software raid.
Used to (bar buggy firmware, incompatibilities). Most hardware raid
cards nowadays not only have sufficient processing power, they also come
with decent sizes of RAM cache which helps swing things a lot in their
If the load goes beyond what the card can handle, then yes, Linux
software raid is the way to go.
> Scott Silva wrote:
>> gjgowey at tmo.blackberry.net spake the following on 9/21/2007 2:43 AM:
>>> Exactly how much throughput are you realistically anticipating? What
>>> connection are you going to use? 802.11 or 10/100 or gige? And yes,
>>> the chips will pretty much always give you better performance with raid.
>> Hardware raid gives better performance. Both of those are
>> "fakeraid".It won't perform any better than software raid.
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