Martin A. Brooks
martin at antibodymx.net
Thu Nov 1 11:59:45 GMT 2007
Roger Burton West wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 29, 2007 at 12:24:49PM -0800, Simon Burr wrote:
>> That depends. Whilst you can do RAID5 in software, its generally better to
>> use hardware to do the work for you.
> My experience is that:
> Good RAID5 hardware >
> Linux software RAID >
> Cheap RAID5 hardware
> where "good" tends to mean "Adaptec".
Given Adaptec have managed to release some of the most shamelessly crap
bits of RAID kit I've ever had the misfortune to use, my tree would look
3ware/Compaq/Mylex hardware raid >
software RAID >
Crappy hardware RAID that's really software RAID and/or Adaptec
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