[CentOS] LVM, usb drives, Active Directory

Keith Keller kkeller at speakeasy.net
Wed Dec 16 18:52:34 UTC 2009


On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 09:57:38AM -0500, Thomas Harold wrote:
> 
> Yah, RAID-6 at a minimum, I wouldn't depend on RAID-5, even with a 
> hot-spare.  So to get 10TB, you'd need 13 drives (10 data, 2 parity, 1 
> hot-spare).

2TB drives are available for ~$300-$400 each.  Eight 2TB disks would
provide 10TB of RAID6 storage with a hot spare, which could all fit in a
2U enclosure or a smaller desktop case than a 13 or 16 bay case.

--keith


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