Re: Question about performance with RAID disk

From: David J N Begley <>
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 1999 21:55:52 +1000 (EST)

Earlier today, Anh-Tuan Doan wrote:

> We are running Squid in an Alpha box with squid cache directory in Digital
> advfs, RAID5 disk (historical reasons) . We are going to change the box to
> Sun or Linux boxes. Is it a good idea to use RAID or we'll have better
> performance if we use multiple harddisks (no RAID) for caching?

Multiple hard disks; works fine (six separate spindles) on our Sun Ultra
Enterprise 2's...

Received on Fri Oct 22 1999 - 06:09:48 MDT

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