Re: Moving to Exchange for the first time

  • From: Tee Darling <tee.darling77@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2005 12:41:16 -0500

I meant to say "Let's hear from you....."

T


On Fri, 21 Jan 2005 12:40:14 -0500, Tee Darling <tee.darling77@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Danny,
> Since when did they stop making 72, 000 RPM SCSI disks? I am not
> aware of this information but if you can point me to the site that
> contains this information I would appreciate it.
> 
> And also, what is the difference between what I said about the RAID
> level 1 and 5 for transaction logs and the databases and the links you
> have showed here? Let's here from you.....
> 
> T
> 
> 
> On Fri, 21 Jan 2005 12:25:00 -0500, Danny <nocmonkey@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > http://www.MSExchange.org/
> >
> > On Fri, 21 Jan 2005 11:59:34 -0500, Tee Darling <tee.darling77@xxxxxxxxx> 
> > wrote:
> > [...]
> > > From experience, I would suggest that you buy six or more SCSI
> > > harddrives 72,000 RPM (72,000 RPM drives turn out to be faster than
> > > 15,000 RPM).
> >
> > 72,000RPM hard disks do not exist. 15,000RPM is currently the de-facto
> > standard for high RPM hard disks.
> >
> > > Now I know you would ask why 6 or more drives. Right? The
> > > answer will be how you'll configure the Exchange server. Lets say you
> > > have 7 disks in the Excahnge server: you will configure 2 disks as a
> > > RAID 1 for the OS and where you will install Excahnge files. Two more
> > > disks will be configured as another RAID 1 for where you'll store
> > > Exchange transaction logs. The remaining 3 disks should be configured
> > > as RAID level 5 for your Exchange database files (Users emails). It's
> > > always advisable not to store the transactions log file and the
> > > database files on the same drive or partition. You configure your
> > > exchange in this way for performace.
> >
> > I couldn't find the MSKB, but here is the ideal storage config:
> >
> > http://www.winnetmag.com/Articles/Print.cfm?ArticleID=44932
> >
> > http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;328794
> >
> > [...]
> >
> > ...D
> >
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