ZFS - moving from a zraid1 to zraid2 pool with 1.5tb disks

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Sun Jan 9 10:24:37 UTC 2011

On 9 January 2011 21:03, Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk> wrote:

> So you sacrifice performance 100% of the time based on the very unlikely
> possibility of drives 1+2 or 3+4 failing simultaneously, compared to the
> similarly unlikely possibility of drives 1+3 or 1+4 or 2+3 or 2+4

But this is not what you first wrote

You said the effect were identical. they are not.

Now if you want to favour performance over redundancy that's
ultimately up to the user...

Plus, honestly, the difference in performance between raidz and raid10
is also close to bein insignificant.

> failing simultaneously?[*]  That's not a trade-off worth making IMHO.
> If the data is that valuable, you should be making copies of it to some
> independent machine all the time and backing up at frequent intervals,
> which backups you keep off-site in disaster-proof storage.

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