On Tue, 27 Sep 2011, Matt Banks wrote:
Am I crazy for putting something like this into production using Solaris 10/11?
On paper, it really seems ideal for our needs.
As long as the drive firmware operates correctly, I don't see a
Also, maybe I read it wrong, but why is it that (in the previous
thread about hw raid and zpools) zpools with large numbers of
physical drives (eg 20+) were frowned upon? I know that ZFS!=WAFL
There is no concern with a large number of physical drives in a pool.
The primary concern is with the number of drives per vdev. Any
variation in the latency of the drives hinders performance and each
I/O to a vdev consumes 1 "IOP" across all of the drives in the vdev
(or strip) when raidzN is used. Having more vdevs is better for
consistent performance and more available IOPS.
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