Subject: Re: differential scsi controllers
To: None <>
From: Matthew Jacob <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/02/1998 07:55:29 wrote:
>      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.