Re: Moving to Exchange for the first time

  • From: "Sonny Willis" <SWillis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2005 12:03:59 -0600

My question would be...When did they start making 72k RPM SCSI drives? 

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From: Tee Darling [mailto:tee.darling77@xxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Friday, January 21, 2005 11:41 AM
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Subject: [exchangelist] Re: Moving to Exchange for the first time

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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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