"but still raid 5? and no hot spare?" I've seen this more than once, There are
a lot of people out there that were taught old school and that RAID 5 is the
de-facto standard RAID setup so they stick with it for years and years!
From: listsad...@lists.myitforum.com [mailto:listsad...@lists.myitforum.com] On
Behalf Of J- P
Sent: 16 September 2016 14:11
To: NT <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: [NTSysADM] raid 5? in 2016
So I inherited this server , (sitting on site since February) low and behold
when I fire it up it turns out that whoever set it up used all 8 discs in a
raid 5 (granted they are only 500gb enterprise ssd's ) but still raid 5? and no
I'm trying to figure what the purpose of this server is/was, but aside from a
losing some space wouldn't a raid 6 and hot spare make MUCH more sense?
I'd like to move some of their VMs to it, as it is a brand spanking new r730
with 96gb of ram
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