I am researching a small office server configuration that will be used primarily for software development. I am replacing an older non-RAID system with a hardware RAID capable server running MS Server 2008 R2 and I am considering a 4x1TB RAID 10 configuration.
My question is this: once the RAID array is built can I interact with the array as if it was one physical disk ? (i.e create logical drives, etc.) I usually create a couple of logical drives for organizational purposes and I was hoping I would still have that option within the RAID array.
Yes, that is the point. But if this is purely for development, then I suggest going with two pairs of disks, each RAID1. Give the developers a pair of 15K RPM SAS drives, (The D drive) so they get snappy
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