Please check out our Frequently Asked Questions , which includes lists of subreddits, webpages, books, and other articles of interest that every sysadmin should read! Newer drives will likely have a little better performance but the users won’t notice it. Mainly, it is up to your personal preference. More details on the rules may be found in the wiki. So that’ll be roughly or so after all is said and done.
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I’ll be contracting my services back to them and want to shore up reliability as much as possible. A lot of people skip that option, because they don’t like the idea of paying for a disk that doesn’t add to their total usable space. Yeah, I’m really starting to think the performance isn’t an issue. Get at least a hot spare rid the server. So that’ll be roughly or so after all is said and done. I can’t risk a second drive failure if I can’t get on site for a few days.
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I’d like to replace the aging drives in the RAID 5 array with some raif enterprise drives and add in at least one hot spare. Results 1 crrc 1 of 1. Log in or sign up in seconds. Now I’m wondering if I should just go back to Windows with it, since it doesn’t look like this hardware is supported by Ubuntu. CERC controllers are nice, but pretty out of date.
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As long as you keep on top of your RAID monitoring, this should give you plenty of speed, and security. Please note, as you should know, RAID is never considered a form of backup. But that is still 2 drives, vs the 1 drive tolerance of RAID 5. I’ve tried sta the card with a known good card, and there was no change.
Please check out our Frequently Asked Questionswhich includes lists of subreddits, webpages, books, and other articles of interest that every sysadmin should read! I read somewhere that the driver for the RAID card had been removed since it was such old hardware, but that it still existed under I wouldn’t want to run without a hot spare.
Regarding drives dying together, I definitely wouldn’t want to ignore this for days, but if I am in a position for some reason that I simply can’t get on site cecr day of or the following, the more redundancy the better.
Raid 10 might make Kerio perform better though. We have a slogan learned through years of maintaining servers that drives born together tend to die together. More details on the rules may be found in the wiki.
I’d probably just go with a new raid 5 array and hot spares. Join Date Jul Beans 1. The drives all show up fine in the onboard utility, and the array is in an optimal state.
And you are correct, the 2 drive fault tolerance is only true if the 2 drives are in opposite mirrors. PEDual Xeon Irwindale 3.
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But I wouldn’t wait a few days if I had a drive die. Of course, you need to go with Enterprise drives. I’m starting to lean towards RAID 5 for reduced cost and easier transition.