[linux-lvm] Hardware/Software comparaison of RAID with LVM on Linux

Steven Dake sdake at mvista.com
Tue Nov 26 13:33:01 UTC 2002

I think you will find software RAID 5 to be a poor performer and would 
recommend raid 1 instead.  This gives you more integrity at the cost of 
some storage.  But hey, storage is cheap and data loss is expensive 
anyway :)


Jean Aumont wrote:

> Hi,
> I have been reading the Linux-LVM archives lately to find information 
> on RAID and LVM versus performance.
> I am interested in the report comparaison of software and hardware 
> raid with LVM on Linux that you created.
> Can you send me a copy of this report (.pdf if possible) ?
> I am planning of creatind a raid 5 with 4 x 80Gb disks.
> Thanks
> Jean Aumont
> Jaumont at mediagrif.com
> JeanAumont at videotron.ca

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