Quoting <Pine.LNX.4.21.0006151742220.22397-100000 at rossi.itg.ie>
by Paul Jakma <paulj at itg.ie>:
> On Thu, 15 Jun 2000, David Murphy wrote:
>> > You can write to 2 disks faster than you can to 3.
>> but in RAID5 you write different data to each disk...
You have an extra column's worth of data to write - the parity info.
That's 50% more data for a 3-column RAID5 than for a mirror.
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