We have a HUS 130. We just bought another tray of 600GB SAS/10K disks. We want to use RAID5 on this tray. What would be the best way to carve out this tray to get the highest capacity we can? What would the disk combination be?
it is very hard to provide you an precise answer: do not forget that highest capacity is not (most of the times) the same as highest performance..
I mean, it is still difficult to have performance AND capacity at the same time (except with FMD )
if I remember, HUS (and AMS) perform pretty well in RAID5 until 8D+1P..
Thank you Julien! I will be configuring a whole tray of 24 drives as RAID5 with 8D+1P (2x) and then 2D+1P or 4D+1P (whichever it will give me) to use the rest of the drives in the tray. I have to find the right disk combination to allow me to use the entire tray of drives without going past the 8D+1P combo as I do not want to risk performance however I do need to maximize capacity.
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