[CentOS] Suggest Hardware Raid Controller Card

Drew drew.kay at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 16:30:55 UTC 2011

> A true hardware RAID controller would probably cost almost as much as
> the server itself.  Just about all of the cheap (so called) SATA RAID
> controller cards are some flavor of fakeraid.  A few are supported as DM
> Raid under Linux, but many are not.

Which is funny because Intel's SASUC8i (rebranded LSI3082E-R) is true
hardware RAID which I recently picked up *new* for $150. They don't do
RAID-5/6 or have a BBU but IMO you don't need a BBU for RAID-0/1/10.

Where can you pickup a new server for $150? :-P


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