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Best Raid Setup For 2008R2 / Hyper-V

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008Microsoft Virtual ServerWindows Server 2008RAID
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I am about to setup a new 2008R2 64bit Server w/8 500GB physical Hard Drives.  The host will be used for SQL 2008R2.  I will also have 1 Virtual 2003R2 32bit server/VHD for running sonic (Because Sonic does not work on 2008 or 64bit).

SQL DB Size about 18GB, Users = 60

 My question is, what would be the best Raid Configurations and where should each function live?  II know more drives would be better but this is what I have.....

OS - ??
SQLDB - ??
VHD - ??

  Thanks for any suggestions
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