large RAID volume partition strategy

Vivek Khera vivek at
Fri Aug 17 18:41:13 PDT 2007

On Aug 17, 2007, at 6:26 PM, Boris Samorodov wrote:

> I have 6 SATA-II 300MB/s disks at 3WARE adapter. My (very!) simple
> tests gave about 170MB/s for dd. BTW, I tested (OK, very fast)
> RAID5, RAID6, gmirror+gstripe and noone get close to RAID10. (Well, as
> expected, I suppose).

Whichever RAID level I choose, I still need to decide how to split  
the 6.5Tb into smaller hunks.

In any case, my testing with RAID10, RAID5, and RAID6 showed marginal  
differences with my workload.

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