Subject: Re: differential scsi controllers
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthew Jacob <email@example.com>
Date: 07/02/1998 07:55:29
> if one disk dies in a striped volume (a volume without parity) all is
> lost. i would call that fragile.
Yes, that's the tradeoff. But spindle failures have become
pretty rare such that with a decent backup package or with
some applications (e.g., large video servers who just need
a large fast cache) that striping is quite adequate.