On Sun, Sep 18, 2016 at 11:28 AM, Chris Murphy <li...@colorremedies.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 18, 2016 at 2:34 AM, Anand Jain <anand.j...@oracle.com> wrote:
>>
>> (updated the subject, was [1])
>>
>>> IMO the hot-spare feature makes most sense with the raid56,
>>
>>
>>   Why. ?
>
> Raid56 is not scalable, has less redundancy in most all
> configurations, rebuild impacts the entire array performance, and in
> the case of raid6 two drives lost means incredibly slow rebuild. All
> of that adds up to more disk for raid56 to be mitigated with a hot
> spare being available for immediate rebuild.

s/disk/risk


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