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using RAID 5 or RAID 6 for Large Exchange 2013 Mailbox LUN

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Hi Folks,

For the Mailbox Server role in Exchange Server 2013, which RAID is best to be used ?

RAID 5 or RAID 6 ? I will provision 1.5 TB for holding 750 Mailboxes.

This will be implemented as VMDK (VMware) not a physical RDM presented to the Virtual Machine.

My assumption is that the Data and Logs are hosted on top of this RAID type but on different Virtual SCSI controller (pvSCSI).
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