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DELL RAID CONTROLLER CERC SATA 6 CHANNELS D9872
I’d like to replace the aging drives in the RAID 5 array with some modern enterprise drives and add in at least one hot spare. We have a cwrc learned through years of maintaining servers that drives born together tend to die together. You might be able to get a little more performance by rebuilding the array into RAID Looking for some advice on to how best improve fault sat and possibly disk performance in this oldish Dell PowerEdge Boiled down, it essentially provides Word and Excel documents to 20 people with maybe emails total per day.
Of course, you need to go with Enterprise drives. I worked at one of the largest privately held hosting companies in the world for several years. Bring up new array, image existing to new, remove old array, add hot spare sprofit? I think the biggest thing you could for reliability is adding a hot spare.
Want to add to the discussion? If the CERC can only for 1. So that’ll be roughly or so after all is said and done. 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 Raidd simply can’t get on site the day of or the following, the more redundancy the better. Obviously some less than ideal things going on here, no hot spare, backing up to a consumer drive, etc.
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But I wouldn’t wait a few days if I had a drive die. Also, isn’t RAID 10 only tolerant of two drive losses provided you don’t lose two drives on the same mirror. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.
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satq July 25th, 1. I would ideally go with two hot spares in either configuration. But that is still 2 drives, vs the 1 drive tolerance of RAID 5. Please note, as you should know, RAID is never considered a form of backup.
Newer drives will likely have a little better performance but the users won’t notice it.
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I’ve rebuilt the array a couple of times to see if it made a difference, with no change. I’ll be zata my services back to them and want to shore up reliability as much as possible. This is a Jack of All Trades server. Mainly, it is up to your personal preference.
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. I’d probably just go with a new raid 5 array and hot spares. Raid 10 will definitely get you more disk performance, but even then the users might not notice considering it isn’t much more than a file server.
You might try upgrading to a new er PERC controller. Join Date Jul Beans 1.