Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 6th Dec 2005 13:18 UTC, submitted by cpina
Linux "Although having this reputation, my question was: was a RAID 1 system too slow? Was it slower than not having any RAID? In fact, there are people that say that it is the other way round - these people say that having software RAID 1 is faster than having just one hard disk drive. In any case, who is right?"
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RAID1 Good, RAID0 Bad
by AndrewZ on Wed 7th Dec 2005 00:07 UTC
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Any form of RAID1 is a better protection of your disk data than any form of RAID0. RAID0 only provides a performance benefit when done in hardware, like SCSI, and has a pretty high likelihood of losing all your data. Even if it did come on your motherboard for free ;-)

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