[Nottingham] RAID stripe size?

Sergiusz Pawlowicz sergiusz at pawlowicz.name
Thu Sep 29 09:53:39 UTC 2011

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 10:50, Sergiusz Pawlowicz
<sergiusz at pawlowicz.name> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 10:32, Martin <martin at ml1.co.uk> wrote:
>> Folks,
>> To tap into the collective knowledge and opinion...
>> What is the 'optimum' RAID stripe size for RAID0 (stripe)? Same as for
>> RAID1 (mirror)?
>> Any difference for when that is on a HDD or an SSD?
> it will depend on the data and the application.  generally more
> smaller files - smaller stripe, etc.

and if you create raid on HD, you should stick to the blocks for
cylinder value, to avoid seeking procedures


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