to scsi or not to scsi
derek at computinginnovations.com
Thu Jun 26 18:20:56 UTC 2008
At 11:25 AM 6/26/2008, prad wrote:
>i've heard scsi hard drives are really good.
>i've also seen at least one site which claims that ide easily
>for the server we got (dual P3 1GHz 2M which will use raid), is one
>preferable over the other? and what about sata?
SCSI and now SAS drives are faster and generally have longer warranty. But
they tend to come in smaller capacity per drive.
The choice to spend more for SCSI or SAS depends on the amount of disk IO
you expect. Both SCSI and SAS are used for arrays more where you have a
number of drives. Usually these drives are in hot-swap enclosures.
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