Re: Storage array advice anyone?

  • From: Jared Still <jkstill@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: chris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 13:57:30 -0800

On Tue, 14 Dec 2004 10:47:20 +0000, chris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> My experience is that with either RAID 5 or 10 you have to be unbelievably
> unlucky to lose data providing disks are replaced when they fail and not left
> for a few days or even more. You are talking extremely remote. It might be an
> idea to get someone to do the maths and work out the probabilities.

I, for one, have been that unlucky on at least one occasion. 

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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