SATA: RAID 5 controller recommendations

Michael VInce mv at
Wed Nov 2 18:13:24 PST 2005

ray at wrote:

>At 07:29 AM 11/2/2005 -0500, Mike Tancsa wrote:
>| At 05:47 AM 02/11/2005, Achim Patzner wrote:
>| >>For SATA I have always been getting the Dell 750s (now 850s) which
>| >>use the 'aac'
>| >>Adaptec AdvancedRAID Controller driver, do 'man aac' for more details.
>| >
>| >Did you ever have to replace a failed drive? You might try it, just
>| >to see if you're still happy afterwards.
>| Thats one thing I must say about 3ware that I really like.  I have 
>| been using the cards for years now and have not had issues when it 
>| came to swapping out  dead drives.  I havent had the opportunity to 
>| do it with the ARECA yet in production to see how it works, only as a test.
>|          ---Mike 
>  Here is a link to the mysql benchmarks I was talking about.  If you can run
>them using the 3ware raid and the other raid, I would be interested to see what
>sort of results you get.  Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
>  These are my personal benchmarks I use here, but I added a file to try to walk
>you through stuff and in case you want to share them with anyone else, etc.  If
>you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail me.  
>Take care!
I would like to give it a shot but don't really have time at the moment.
I might do it sometime in the future though.

Thanks anyway.


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