>>>>> "LO" == Leon Out <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

LO> Josh, the disks in the new system should be substantially faster than
LO> the old. Both are Ultra160 SCSI RAID 5 arrays, but the new system has
LO> 15k RPM disks, as opposed to the 10k RPM disks in the old system.

If you've got the time, try making your 5 disk array into a RAID10
plus one spare.  I found that with that few disks, RAID10 was a better
performer for an even mix of read/write to the DB.

Vivek Khera, Ph.D.                Khera Communications, Inc.
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