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What performs better?  2 x RAID1 or 1 x RAID5 (RAID6?)

Posted on 2009-12-28
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What performs better?  2 x RAID1 or 1 x RAID5 (RAID6?)

Trying to configure a new server.  Ideally, I like doing RAID1 + RAID5 with hot spare (6 drives total).  New lower end chassis has room for 4 drives max.

Anybody with experience here?

Question by:dpweiss
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Pete Long earned 2000 total points
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Hello dpweiss,

2xRAID1 will perform better than 1xRAID5



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