SATA: RAID 5 controller recommendations
mv at roq.com
Wed Nov 2 18:13:24 PST 2005
ray at redshift.com 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.
> 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.
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.
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