freebsd-performance Digest, Vol 4, Issue 7
cswiger at mac.com
Wed Jun 18 10:48:02 PDT 2003
agent dero wrote:
> I have been researching RAID and Software RAID online using FreeBSD's
> availible documents, and I am wondering what the performance of using a
> simple RAID 1 capable card over a software RAID 1 configuration? Will the
> software RAID perform well enough that I could just cut costs of a RAID card?
Hardware RAID support can be critical to RAID-5 performance; for RAID-1, the
difference between software and hardware probably won't be noticable.
[ Yes, this is a generalization that will be false in some circumstances. ]
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