What do you use?

Francisco Reyes lists at natserv.com
Thu Jan 1 10:08:57 PST 2004

On Thu, 1 Jan 2004, Scott Mitchell wrote:

> As for RAID, we use Vinum, but only because I inherited a bunch of machines
> with hot-swap SCSI bays and no hardware RAID.  It works well, once you have
> it set up, and I've even managed to swap out failed drives without a reboot
> :-)  I'll definitely investigate the 3ware cards when I need to build a new
> RAID server, though.

But wouldn't a 3ware RAID be slower than an SCSI setup? Unless your
current setup is using old SCSI disks. Also how is the load? Lots of
simultaneous use or just many quick/small access (ie people using

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