On Thu, 15 Jun 2000 12:58:04 +0100
David Murphy <drjolt+ilug at redbrick.dcu.ie> wrote:
| Quoting <20000615101454.U4962 at digiserve.ie>
| by "John P. Looney (Kate)" <jplooney-ilug at online.ie>:
| > 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.
ObNonSequitur: I remember when the "I" in RAID stood for "Inexpensive"...
Mind you, how you have an array of slave/master oriented drives is a little
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