mark at gaiahost.coop
Thu Jun 30 21:13:05 GMT 2005
On Thu, Jun 30, 2005 at 04:48:18PM -0400, Simon wrote:
> Just because there is no monitoring tool available due to lack of
> support, doesn't mean the card itself is bad. I much prefer hardware
> implementation than software. True hardware RAID frees up a lot of
> CPU time if you have heavy IO and software just can't keep up if you
> utilize CPU intensive apps.
Why do you say hardware raid frees up "a lot of CPU time?" Have you
Do you have any servers that are cpu-bound instead of io-bound?
I am having this exact discussion with my business partner at the
moment--he is also a proponent of hardware raid. I don't see the big
win in hardware raid.
I should probably search the archives, I sure this topic has been
covered in detail before ...
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