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Re: Ideal RAID-1 Stripe Size for IMAP Server ?

To: Spelic <spelic@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Ideal RAID-1 Stripe Size for IMAP Server ?
From: Svavar Örn Eysteinsson <svavar@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2013 11:46:59 +0000
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I thought so just after sending this email to the group.
But the ACU(Array Configuration Utility) gives me the option of changing the 
stripe size
and gives me 256 as default.

So that is irrelevant on RAID1 completely ?

Thanks.





On 21.2.2013, at 11:40, Spelic wrote:

> On 02/21/13 12:11, Svavar Örn Eysteinsson wrote:
>> Hi there.
>> 
>> I'm currently configuring a brand new email server(IMAP) which will run
>> CentOS 6.3 x64.
>> 
>> So lots of files on the data volume.
>> 
>> I'm confused about stripe size for my data volume.
>> I'm using 2x500GB for OS in RAID1 and 2x2TB SAS for DATA in RAID1 which is
>> hosted on a HP Smart Array P420 Controller with 1GB in Cache/Battery Backed 
>> Up.
>> Both these array's are on the P420 controller.
> 
> Raid1 cannot have "stripes" !?
> 
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