Is an Intel motherboard RAID better or worse thansoftware RAID?
Turn on the write caching, makes a *huge* difference, I believe 3ware
speciflcally recommend it with or without a BBU. Even on the onboard Intel
adapters performs far far better with write-caching on.
I've got a couple of servers with Areca cards in, but their either running
Windows or just uses it in JBOD mode. RAID performance (in Windows) is
On Wednesday 15 October 2008 23:53:01 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Go areca, I have a coworker that raves about his. At my shop we have
> dozens of systems using 3ware and they have horrible preformance.
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> From: Pintér Tibor
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> ReplyTo: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Oct 15, 2008 6:41 AM
> Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Is an Intel motherboard RAID better or
> worse thansoftware RAID?
> > If you want to be sure your data is still readable in the event that
> > your mobo dies and you can't find a replacement with the same "fake"
> > RAID controller, stick with Linux kernel RAID.
> ....or buy a 3ware/areca/adaptec card, which is 100% supported.
> (but those are heavy bucks)
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