Quoting <20000615101454.U4962 at digiserve.ie>
by "John P. Looney (Kate)" <jplooney-ilug at online.ie>:
> On Thu, Jun 15, 2000 at 12:47:18AM +0100, David Murphy mentioned:
> > I don't think it's worth striping the queue - if the smallest 10KRPM
> > disk you can get is 9GB, that's at least 18GB of queue space, which is
> > hard to justify. If you (or rather Colm) can justify it, fire away.
>> Out of curiousity, do you think that RAID1+0 with say four high-spec 4GB
> IDE drives would be better than over 2 9GB SCSI drives, or is striping a
> marginal improvement compared to going SCSI ?
>> It's just I noticed there is a nice company selling IDE diskarrays, that
> have a SCSI connector out the far end. Seems like a nice idea, if the
> performance was suffcient...
Well, my instinctive reaction when someone mentions using IDE drives
is to scream "No! No! No! A thousand times No!". Buy some nice clean
SCSI drives instead.
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