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Re: shadowing (like IB/Firebird)

From: David Garamond <lists(at)zara(dot)6(dot)isreserved(dot)com>
To: wespvp(at)syntegra(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-general <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>,Glen Parker <glenebob(at)nwlink(dot)com>
Subject: Re: shadowing (like IB/Firebird)
Date: 2004-04-28 04:48:49
Message-ID: 408F37B1.3010900@zara.6.isreserved.com (view raw or flat)
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wespvp(at)syntegra(dot)com wrote:
> died it caused corruption elsewhere.  I have also seen (a couple of times) a
> controller go bad and proceed to write garbage all over the disks.  The
> mirroring worked quite well - we had a very nice file system full of
> mirrored garbage.

Does this mean software RAID is actually safer than hardware RAID? 
(Since the OS and processor is usually more reliable than a disc 
controller).

-- 
dave


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