RAID1 vs RAID5 [ was Re: 1 processor vs. 2]
Jan.Grant at bristol.ac.uk
Fri Mar 5 03:05:48 PST 2004
On Thu, 4 Mar 2004, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> Also, RAID-5 performance degrades horribly if a drive is down, whereas RAID-1
> does fine...
Using the algorithm you indicate below, RAID-5 performance would not
degrade on the loss of a drive, it's start out that badly.
> A five-disk RAID-5 array has to read 4 sectors and write five sectors if you
> change one byte.
Wrong; see previous response.
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