RAID 5 SSD(or Spinning Rust) vs RAID 6 Spinning Rust
DustinB3403 last edited by
Does anyone know of any good articles comparing the two raid methods. I've been doing a lot of reading lately of RAID 5 on SSDs over RAID 5 HDD's and I'm looking for a comparison between the two methods.
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Dashrender last edited by
What do you mean a comparison between the methods?
You deploy RAID the same to SSD or HDDs.
Why one is advisable and one is not was laid out here a few days ago by @scottalanmiller.
From memory a few things:
SSDs don't suffer UREs
SSD resilver time is low enough to not consider failure of another drive to be a perceived threat
These two (again from memory) are why it's considered OK to use RAID 5 with SSDs, but not with HDDs.