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What is the best way to assure data protection if using PCIe SSD?

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I want the performance of the PCIe SSD but the data protection of RAID 1. If two PCIe SSD cannot be mirrored, what is the best alternative? (Server 2008 R2 64 running MS SQL 2008). Thank you!
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Two regular SSDs or a straight drive backup.
Edited by losttsol - 2/14/13 at 10:45am
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Just buy a hard drive and backup to it once a week or however often you want. A WD Caviar Green 500GB would be a good option.
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Two regular SSDs or a straight drive backup.
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I have two regular SSD (intel DC S3700) in RAID 1 and the performance is not very good. Any thoughts? RAID controller is Intel integrated AXXROMBSASMR and I don't see much I can do to improve this, so I have considered PCIe SSD.

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I have two regular SSD (intel DC S3700) in RAID 1 and the performance is not very good. Any thoughts? RAID controller is Intel integrated AXXROMBSASMR and I don't see much I can do to improve this, so I have considered PCIe SSD.

Have you tried plugging the drive into the onboard SATA ports? Those speeds are awful for that drive.
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