On 09/17/2010 09:39, kevin wrote:
>> For RAID we use software RAID with LVM on top. We looked at hardware
> raid but it didn't offer any benefit for our set up (small office with
> shared files). If you go with hardware raid I would suggest you keep a
> spare card handy. If your card goes pop you can't access your disks
> until you get a new one. We chose to use software raid and spend the
> cash elsewhere.
Additional note to this: get a spare RAID HBA when going hardware RAID.
By the time the primary HBA breaks, the manufacturer may well be out
of business, or has end-of-everything'ed the model, possibly with no
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