[CentOS] Centos as a file storage/backup destination (Advice)
rswwalker at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 17:44:11 UTC 2009
On Nov 8, 2009, at 2:22 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
>> agreed but I am not a fan of RAID-5 any more because it is so slow.
>> Suggest RAID 10/0+1
> generally, I'd agree, but for bulk storage like a backup server, the
> drive count gets kind of higher.
> would be the way to go then. I'd probably use one raid1 of 2 drives
> for the OS and software, then 12 as a raid 0+1 and 1-2 hot spares
You don't need RAID10 for backups.
RAID6 should suffice.
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