[K12OSN] Re: RAID 10

Eric Smith eric at bluecranecs.com
Fri Dec 3 20:43:22 UTC 2004

You also might want to consider Raid 10

Highpoint makes an excellent card, the RocketRaid, tons of great features
and a company with excellent Linux support (the 8 SATA port version

> RAID5 is a very good way to protect your data due to the parity but when
> using RAID5 you take pretty bit (up to 75%)  WRITE performance hit.
> Only READ performace is gained when using RAID5.  Also depending on how
> many drives you use with RAID5 you loose storage.  You need a minumum of
> 3 drives to do RAID5
> RAID0 gives the best performance by far but it is not fault tolerant at
> all.
> Here is a good site for some information on RAID.
> http://www.acnc.com/04_00.html
> Jack

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