Re: squid storage: stripes vs separate drives for cache dirs

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sat, 03 Apr 1999 16:57:22 +0200 wrote:

> what is considered better if we have 2 (or 5, or 7) 4Gb fast wide scsi
> hard disks: make a single stripe for squid cache, or put different
> cache directories to each disk?

My recommendation is one cache_dir on each drive. Squid does not benefit
from striping, and having one large striped disk makes you loose all
your cache if one drive should fail.

Henrik Nordstrom
Spare time Squid hacker
Received on Sat Apr 03 1999 - 08:39:29 MST

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