Gareth Eason wrote:
> Kenn Humborg wrote:
>>>>>> I'd say get a server with a real hardware RAID setup, like a Dell PERC.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Couldn't agree more, even an entry level one like the t100 or t300
>>>>> Are you guys on commission to Dell, or something?
>>>>> Nope - just happy enough with what I've used, and haven't heard
>> any horror stories about the Dell PERC.
>> I've had a couple of them where RAID1 was hugely slower than no RAID at all,
> and similarly slower than RAID5. Down to a bug in the card / firmware, but
>Ditto. Software RAID wins in my book everytime.
> took a long time to diagnose and convince Dell it was a problem and that maybe
> they should replace something.
>> I guess I'm just pointing out that they are not perfect.
>> Best regards,
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