Greg Smith wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Jun 2008, Henrik wrote:
>> I've seen some concerns about buying database performance hardware
>> from DELL. Are there at least some of the RAID cards that work well
>> with Linux or should I stay clear of DELL permanently?
> People seem to be doing OK if the RAID card is their Perc/6i, which has
> an LSI Logic MegaRAID SAS 1078 chipset under the hood. There's some
> helpful benchmark results and follow-up meesages related to one of those
> That said, I consider the rebranded LSI cards a pain and hate the
> quality of Dell's hardware. Seems like everybody I talk to lately is
> buying HP's DL380 instead of Dells for this level of Linux installs
> nowadays, I haven't gotten one of those HP boxes myself yet to comment.
The HP P800 controller is a top notch performer.
Joshua D. Drake
P.S. The DL360-380 series is very nice as well
> * Greg Smith gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com http://www.gregsmith.com Baltimore, MD
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