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Re: With 4 disks should I go for RAID 5 or RAID 10

From: "Fernando Hevia" <fhevia(at)ip-tel(dot)com(dot)ar>
To: "'Bill Moran'" <wmoran(at)collaborativefusion(dot)com>
Cc: "'pgsql-performance'" <pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: With 4 disks should I go for RAID 5 or RAID 10
Date: 2007-12-26 19:28:25
Message-ID: 0f8101c847f5$7c665520$8f01010a@iptel.com.ar (view raw or flat)
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> Bill Moran wrote:
> 
> RAID 10.
> 
> I snipped the rest of your message because none of it matters.  Never use
> RAID 5 on a database system.  Ever.  There is absolutely NO reason to
> every put yourself through that much suffering.  If you hate yourself
> that much just commit suicide, it's less drastic.
> 

Well, that's a pretty strong argument. No suicide in my plans, gonna stick
to RAID 10. :)
Thanks.


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