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Is RAID5 better for performance when SQL Server Clustering and SAN is involved?

Discussion in 'Other SQL Server Blogs around the Web' started by Anonymous, Jan 22, 2008.

  1. Anonymous New Member

    One of the recent usergroup meeting brought an interesting question that "what type of hardware I need for a RAID-5 Shared Array for SQL Server Cluster"? By default RAID5 hardware controller is best to hold as not to go with software RAID5 as it will be single-point-of-failure. When you talk about RAID5 on hardware then by default you'll need an external storage array. As per the configuration it is not possible to use a direct attached RAID on one of the servers, because what if that server goes...(<a href="http://sqlserver-qa.net/blogs/perftune/archive/2008/01/22/3229.aspx">read more</a>)<img src="http://sqlserver-qa.net/aggbug.aspx?PostID=3229" width="1" height="1">

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