[OpenIndiana-discuss] Raid type selection for large # of ssds

Bob Friesenhahn bfriesen at simple.dallas.tx.us
Sat Oct 6 20:45:44 UTC 2012

On Fri, 5 Oct 2012, Dan Swartzendruber wrote:
> a 24-drive raidz2 is a really bad idea.  you will get one drive IOPs.  you

Everyone who has commented thus far seems to have missed that this 
fellow is only using SSDs for his pool (no rotating rust) so drive 
seek time is not an issue.  It is still true that running more SSDs in 
parallel should improve available IOPS though.

Bob Friesenhahn
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