[CentOS] Re: RAID5 or RAID50 for database?

Sat May 24 09:43:59 UTC 2008
Rudi Ahlers <Rudi at SoftDux.com>

Scott Silva wrote:
> on 5-22-2008 9:58 PM Bahadir Kiziltan spake the following:
>> You need at least 6 drives for RAID5. I don't know if Perc 4e/Di
>> allows configuring the RAID5.
> Where did you get this bit of information? You can create a raid 5 
> with 3 or more disks.
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> _______________________________________________
> CentOS mailing list
> CentOS at centos.org
> http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos
3 drives is not really recommended, since if 1 dies, you'll probably 
loose the whole set. Rather use min 4 drives, where 1 drive is a hot spare)


Kind Regards
Rudi Ahlers
CEO, SoftDux

Web:   http://www.SoftDux.com
Check out my technical blog, http://blog.softdux.com for Linux or other technical stuff, or visit http://www.WebHostingTalk.co.za for Web Hosting stuff