[mythtv-users] Why RAID 5 stops working in 2009
magnus at yonderway.com
Tue Oct 28 16:57:00 UTC 2008
> That's pretty much what I was thinking. I don't need the speed benefits
> of striping. I just want robust storage and a means to make it all appear
> as a single filesystem. Although I'm still not sure about cutting my effective
> storage space in half.
Back when 1GB was $400 I could understand your hesitation.
Today, a 1TB SLED costs about US$125. So for US$250 you get a 1TB RAID1.
The typical excuse for RAID5 is gone, and the technical arguments
against it are becoming more and more valid.
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