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MSA 2042 SAN RAID Array Configuration for VMWARE

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Hi Folks,
 

I have a new project with a SAN, and I'm not a specialist with this. We will have 2 ESXi on HP DL360 Gen9, connected to a HPE MSA 2042 SAN.

The SAN will have 22 Hard Drive, and each of them will have 600GB.

What kind of setup you will do with this? RAID Level?

Our environnment will have  25 VM, that can be characterized in 3 categorie (PROD, INT PROD, and DEV).

1 large RAID with 3 LUN ?
For RAID, what you think about this ? :

RAID 10
20 HD in Prod + 2 hot spare
Usable Storage: 5.5 TB / 5587.9 GB


VS

RAID 6
20 HD in PROD with 2 HotSpare
Usable Storage: 9.8 TB / 10058.3 GB

 

Thanks all in advance for your answer!
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Hi dlethe,

Ok and for the second raid, raid 5 better than raid 6, if all my other vm will be in this shared pool of ressource ?

And what large mean? 4 TO his it large for you?

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