Storage Space Configuration
Posted on 2016-11-19
Windows 10 to be used predominantly as a media server but also a place to store general data files (word / excel etc.) documents. The host has an SSD drive which is used to boot the OS and then there's 4 x 4TB drives which can be used to store all the data.
I need some resilience for all of the data, but unsure of whether to carve up the storage so that there's a mirrored pool for the general file data (let's say just 100GB) and the rest to store the media files (TV, films etc). The media files pool I'm thinking of setting up as parity because it will provide more capacity than a mirror and performance will be OK for large, sequential reads.
Any ideas on the above configuration? Anybody else done something similar?