file server question

David Collier-Brown davecb at
Mon May 14 13:59:53 GMT 2001

Michael Gerdts wrote:
> You can raid them together, but do it with hardware RAID.  I highly suggest
> looking at the Netra T3 or Clariion storage.  I think that the Clariion is
> going to turn out to be less expensive.  Using RAID 5 on a Clariion
> (fibre-channel attached), you will get better performance than you will
> with individual UltraSCSI disks.  Also, I think that you are asking for mud
> on your face if you do not mirror or RAID 5 them for reliability.  NEVER do
> RAID 5 in software, though.

	Thank you, kind sir!

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