large RAID volume partition strategy

Vivek Khera vivek at
Wed Aug 29 11:51:18 PDT 2007

On Aug 29, 2007, at 2:43 PM, Kirill Ponomarew wrote:

> What type I/O did you test, random read/writes, sequential writes ?
> The performance of RAID group always depends on what software you
> run on your RAID group.  If it's database, be prepared for many
> random read/writes, hence dd(1) tests would be useless.

I ran my database on it with a sample workload based on our live  
workload.  Anything else would be a waste of time.

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