[CentOS] p800 and HP

Rainer Duffner rainer at ultra-secure.de
Fri Aug 21 20:31:04 UTC 2009

Am 21.08.2009 um 21:07 schrieb Joseph L. Casale:

>> If you really want to go with a HW controller, try Areca or the high-
>> end 3Ware models.
> Well, for non Solaris/non file servers, hardware raid is easiest.

True. Replacing disks is much easier for sure.

> I am
> hesitant to go with Areca (looks like cheap tw stuff). I have always  
> used
> LSI stuff but found them slow as hell, I am pretty sure the hp sa's  
> are LSI
> chips...

Areca has some merit.
But I have never run a comparison, admittedly.

> Wonder what's in store for 3ware now that LSI owns them...
> Someone in the vSphere forums did a comparison between an LSI and  
> Adaptec and
> showed good numbers for an Adaptec SAS controller. I had horrible  
> luck years
> ago with Adaptec SATA and never went back.
> Oh well...
> Might try Adaptec or 3Ware next...

It would be interesting to make a comparison between high-end Adaptec,  
Areca and 3Ware HBAs.


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