[CentOS] 12-15 TB RAID storage recommendations

Joseph L. Casale jcasale at activenetwerx.com
Tue Apr 13 18:30:25 UTC 2010

>I would like to build a 12-15 TB RAID 5 data server to run under
>ContOS. Any recommendations as far as hardware, configuration, etc?

This comes up often:)
Things to keep in mind when using large discs if you suffer a failure,
while rebuilding in a degraded state it's not impossible or unlikely to
drop another disc loosing it all.

Rebuild times especially on busy arrays with large discs take lots of

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