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Re: Multiple disks

From: Cris Carampa <cris119(at)operamail(dot)com>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Multiple disks
Date: 2004-04-15 14:47:28
Message-ID: c5m7a1$dce$1@floppy.pyrenet.fr (view raw or flat)
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scott.marlowe wrote:

> The current king of putting postgresql on multiple platters and getting 
> best overall performance is a battery backed caching raid controller run 
> one or more many disk RAID-5 arrays.

I thought the best choice were RAID-10 (1+0) (when available). There 
isn't a write penalty with RAID-5?

Thank you. Kind regards,

-- 
Cris Carampa (spamto:cris119(at)operamail(dot)com)
The man thinks. The horse thinks.  The sheep thinks. The cow thinks.
The fish doesn't think: the fish is mute, expressionless.
The fish doesn't think, because the fish knows - everything. [Kusturica]

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