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RAID 60 + hot spare tongue.gif

I will kill all my ports trying to run a raid 60 +1 array. The most I would do is 5 +1 as yes I want reliability but if it fails I have a good back up plan in place and family can just do with out saved moves till I get back from work..

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Nope, standard RAID is hitting a deadend.

http://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/white-papers/big-data-amplidata-storage-paper.pdf

i.e.
RAID61 with 8 disks provides quadruple fault providing 33% effective disk space.
Software-based non-RAID can provide the same tolerance while providing 66% effective disk space using 8 disks.

Duckie, Yes I have read this and also read some other articles so pro software raid and some cons about it. I am not sure and I really want the speed and dependability that hardware raid solutions provide plus I amready have 4 LSI 8i raid cards and 4 24port expanders..
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Any software solutions that integrate into Windows? And actually have good performance?

Cost-benefit-budget.... requirement was redundancy and reliability, not performance, right?

Like you already know, Storage Space is just MS's first step into more modern/flexible storage. As storage requirements for servers continue to scale MS will be forced to do better.

We're finally going to see a storage revolution!
I can't wait for them to actually make it better. I saw you stated that you only got ~35MB/s on your storage spaces volume. That is terrible lol. I would like to see some RAM caching integration or something for free at least some time soon. Something like unRAID for withing windows but better.
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I will kill all my ports trying to run a raid 60 +1 array. The most I would do is 5 +1 as yes I want reliability but if it fails I have a good back up plan in place and family can just do with out saved moves till I get back from work..
Duckie, Yes I have read this and also read some other articles so pro software raid and some cons about it. I am not sure and I really want the speed and dependability that hardware raid solutions provide plus I amready have 4 LSI 8i raid cards and 4 24port expanders..

Yeah.... the storage revolution isn't here yet... it's just beginning. The influx of better software RAID and SSDs, things will be drastically changing.

Read this: http://www.anandtech.com/show/7170/impact-disruptive-technologies-professional-storage-market

At work, we pay $8K for 1TB per year for a SAN + tape backups. I always wondered why.... It's the proprietary systems! There's MASSIVE markups on the systems... that then means there are massive opportunities to disrupt the establishment.
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I can't wait for them to actually make it better. I saw you stated that you only got ~35MB/s on your storage spaces volume. That is terrible lol. I would like to see some RAM caching integration or something for free at least some time soon. Something like unRAID for withing windows but better.
That was the party sequential write.... it probably isn't much worse than non-hardware RAID5. If you disable some integrity checks and/or write the file journals to a SSD, the parity performance goes up to 130MB/s.

The other performance is decent/good enough. The mirrored seq read is crazy good though.
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im happy i backed everything up last week out of the blue, wheee.gif cause today my hard drive offically died... mad.gif
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But then you'd be out of a job!
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But then you'd be out of a job!

Not likely. Stupid or uneducated people are still in plentiful supply.
     
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