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

Dan Swartzendruber dswartz at druber.com
Sat Oct 6 20:55:07 UTC 2012

LOL, good point Bob :) 

-----Original Message-----
From: Bob Friesenhahn [mailto:bfriesen at simple.dallas.tx.us] 
Sent: Saturday, October 06, 2012 4:46 PM
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Subject: Re: [OpenIndiana-discuss] Raid type selection for large # of ssds

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
bfriesen at simple.dallas.tx.us, http://www.simplesystems.org/users/bfriesen/
GraphicsMagick Maintainer,    http://www.GraphicsMagick.org/

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