Re: how many disk

From: A. Rytsola <>
Date: Thu, 5 Feb 1998 16:16:03 +0200

> Yes, that's right. We used 3 independent disks for a while, but we changed
> to an external hardware RAID disk array (which has 9 disks inside, has its
> own OS and 16 MB memory cache) and it give much better performance.

        This, of course, might have something to do with the
        onboard cache of the Raid controller.
        Caching directory entries is the best way to gain
        up some speed on Squid, as disk transfer rates
        are usually much lower than disk maximum's (5-6 MB/s).

                                        Antti Rytsola
Received on Thu Feb 05 1998 - 06:22:33 MST

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