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Re: Hardware vs Software RAID

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: "Jonah H(dot) Harris" <jonah(dot)harris(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Greg Smith <gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com>, "Peter T(dot) Breuer" <ptb(at)inv(dot)it(dot)uc3m(dot)es>, Matthew Wakeling <matthew(at)flymine(dot)org>, pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Hardware vs Software RAID
Date: 2008-06-25 15:35:28
Message-ID: 1214408128.28228.1.camel@jd-laptop (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 2008-06-25 at 11:30 -0400, Jonah H. Harris wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 11:24 AM, Greg Smith <gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com> wrote:
> > SMART doesn't detect 100% of drive failures in advance, but you'd be silly
> > to setup a database system where you don't get to take advantage of the
> > ~50% it does catch before you lose any data.
> 
> Can't argue with that one.

SMART has certainly saved our butts more than once.

Joshua D. Drake



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