If you don't have seriously high iops needs, I doubt you need raid 10.
Jmho.

If I thought it was a site I couldn't get to quickly, I'd consider raid 6
with 2 hot spares.  Call me crazy...

On Sep 20, 2016 4:10 PM, "J- P" <jnat...@hotmail.com> wrote:

> I was thinking a big raid 10, (8x500= 2tb) but no hot spare is a
> showstopper , as  they do not have any real IT in house, , it does stink
> that I will lose / sacrifice 2 bays for one hot spare.
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> Decided on RAID 10 (6x500gb ) for a total of 1.5TB and the hot spare
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> Jean-Paul Natola
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> *From:* listsad...@lists.myitforum.com <listsad...@lists.myitforum.com>
> on behalf of Jonathan Raper <jra...@nwnit.com>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, September 20, 2016 12:27 PM
> *To:* ntsysadm@lists.myitforum.com
> *Subject:* [NTSysADM] RE: raid 5? in 2016
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> Yeah, I’ve run into that as well (no hot spare) and I want to smack
> whoever did the design/config.
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> As for your question, “aside from a losing some space wouldn't a  raid 6
> and hot spare make MUCH more sense?”
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> Well, the answer is, “it depends”  (probably, but I like throwing that out
> there).
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> J
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> This site has been around for YEARS, and provides a good overview of the
> differences (pros/cons/uses) for different RAID configurations:
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> http://www.acnc.com/raidedu/5
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> http://www.acnc.com/raidedu/6
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> I used it about 7 or 8 years ago to help me decide whether to go with RAID
> 10 or 0+1 on an Oracle DB configuration. (and no, I don’t remember which
> option I chose, or why).
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> Jonathan
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> *From:* listsad...@lists.myitforum.com [mailto:listsadmin@lists.
> myitforum.com] *On Behalf Of *Doug Hobbs
> *Sent:* Monday, September 19, 2016 3:39 AM
> *To:* ntsysadm@lists.myitforum.com
> *Subject:* [NTSysADM] RE: raid 5? in 2016
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> “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!
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> *From:* listsad...@lists.myitforum.com [mailto:listsadmin@lists.
> myitforum.com <listsad...@lists.myitforum.com>] *On Behalf Of *J- P
> *Sent:* 16 September 2016 14:11
> *To:* NT <ntsysadm@lists.myitforum.com>
> *Subject:* [NTSysADM] raid 5? in 2016
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> 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 hot spare?
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> 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?
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> 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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