[CentOS] RAID 5 setup?
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Thu Mar 25 22:52:12 UTC 2010
>As the disks get bigger, rebuild time also increases and the
>performance of the disks don't increase linearly with their storage.
>This means that when you are rebuilding a disk, the chances of one of
>your other disks failing becomes significantly large. Most suggest
>RAID6 these days as a minimum, mirroring and striping appears to be
>the most popular.
I looked up RAID6 and see the addition or a parity bit.
RAID 10 is also something I looked at. Striped, then Mirrored
8 x 1.5tb = 12tb
RAID 5 = 12tb - 1.5tb for parity data = 10.5tb space available
RAID 10 = 4 x 1.5 = 6tb - 1.5tb for parity data = 4.5tb per stripe then mirror it.
but with RAID 10, data is safe after many types of failures.
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