Archive for the 'raid' Category

md road-map: 2011 []

Friday, February 18th, 2011

road map for linux software "md" RAID. Good read, cudos to Neil Brown

Optimizing Linux for random I/O on hardware RAID – Fishpool

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

explains use linux IO scheulers with presence of smart RAID controllers.

Remote Conversion to Linux Software RAID-1 for Crazy Sysadmins HOWTO

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

how to convert single disk install to linux software raid1 (this guide also assumes that u don’t have local access) :: Benchmarking hardware RAID vs. Linux kernel software RAID

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

JULY-2008: adaptec SAS 8 port with 6 SATA HDDs vs MD-RAID for 5, 6 and 10

Benchmark: Dell/Perc 6, 8 disk RAID 10 [postgresql-performance mailing list]

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Dell 2950

Merlin’s stuff: software vs hardware raid | Dell md1000 bonnie++ benchmarks

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

bonnie++ benchmark comparing dell perc 5 (lsi) hw raid controllers connected to Dell md1000 jbod box and linux md raid driver. (test was performed by a notable PostgreSQL developer )

Benchmarking Linux filesystems on software RAID 1 – Lone Wolves – Web, game, and open source development

Monday, April 21st, 2008

notes on 3ware 9550XS vs md RAID1 for various filesystems on Linux