• Raid 5 How do I setup?

    I have a server with four drives and I want to install a raid 5 configuration Do i need to keep one disk at a different volume, not raid 5, to run the OS ?

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  • Raid 5 performance

    We're going to re-do the disk configuration on a server due to need for more disk space. It's currently mirrored, raid 1, with 2 10,000rpm drives. We are planning to switch to raid 5 with 4 15,000 drives. Would this be bad for performance?

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  • RAID 5 configuration on Dell PowerEdge 2800 hard disk failure

    Using DELL Poweredge 2800 with a Raid 5 configuration of 2 hard drives capacity 85GB Ultra 320 SCSI. Hard disks have been showing failure. I tried to bring the hard drives ONLINE by FORCE option provided in the utility manager to configure RAID and got the hard drives up but couldn't login to...

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  • RAID management with IBM System x3400

    hi iam new here and i have some questions to all of you who is working on RAID. 1. i have x3400 IBM SERVER and it has 2 disk with 74 GB each while installing with server cd the only availabel option raid 1 i selected that and after that i install w2k3 server standard editions now i want to make it...

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  • Loading Windows Server 2003 – Raid 5 (3 X 500Gb Drives)

    Please forgive my ignorance, I usually deal in code and applications, servers and loading OS's onto them is like talking Klingon to me right now, but I'm learning. I was stupid enough to buy a Dell PowerEdge 800 server with 3 x 500Gb disks already installed (and configured) as a RAID 5. I could...

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  • Disk in Array is not recognized RAID 5 configuration

    I have a Highpoint ATA 454 RAID controller set up in a RAID 5 configuration with 4 disk. One of the disks in the in array is no longer recognized as a member because of one bad block. How can I "unmark" this disk as defective, and force it as a member of the array?

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  • RAID

    I currently have four 1 Terabyte HDD. I'm planning on setting up a RAID 1, however I would like to get more space. I researched RAID 5 and read plenty of negative opinions about it. I hate to waste so much space, but I can't take such a large risk for data loss. If anyone could recommend a happy...

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  • implication of upgrade in Hard drives to 72gb from 36gb on windows NT using RAID 5

    implication of upgrade in Hard drives to 72gb from 36gb on windows NT using RAID 5

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  • Reconnecting data store to reload of ESX

    My ESX server died due to hw failure. My data store resides on a seperate RAID5 set and I need to reconnect the datastore to my new ESX load. How can I do this without destroying the data in my disconnected /vmfs datastore?

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  • Increasing server performance

    Help reviving servers. Configuration current: 8 300GB disks in Raid 5 10000RPM Each. Total 2TB (70%Full) with an average of 68kb files tottal of 24 million files. The curent read rate is at 8MB/Sec on NTFS windows 2003 Partition. Any suggestions on increasing performance on current configuration....

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  • Host based Striping of LUNs

    I'm looking for some information regarding host based striping of LUNs - specifically to improve performance. I have a Raid 5 LUN that hold a database. I know that I have a latency issue on this LUN so i'm debating whether to split the LUN into two seperate Raid 5 LUNS then stipe these using host...

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  • Application server SW and HD in SOHO

    I am looking for advice and guidance. What kind of hardware I will need? What kind of software technologies should I start looking in to? What software packages are most relevant to what I am looking for? (I am not an IT professional and not in IT related business! ) I am looking to learn HOW TO...

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  • IBM DS400

    Hi, We have IBM ds400 storage device Which as configured RAID 5 with fc cable for windows 2003 server .Problem is if we restart the server we are not able to see assigned partion in server,once again if we restart then it is visible.I have updated all firmware,bios and patchs but also same issue.IT...

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  • Exchange 2003 / File Server Cluster – Best practice – WHAT IS your OPINION?

    I have setup a 2-node Win2k3 cluster with a PowerVault 13 Disk Storage. WE are using this for: 1) Exchange and 2)File/Print services I have a 2 140GB disk on a RAID 1 for with partitions q: for Quorum and E: I have the rest of the 11 on a RAID 5 139 TB 1 partion d: ** This will be for 250 USERS...

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  • RAID 1 or RAID 5

    I have 1 file server and 1 email server. both are Win2k3....one with exchange 2003 one with SQL 2000 but only 4 people using a small accounting program on it. Both are Dual XEON 2Ghz processors 1 Gb RAM 15K rpm hard drives. Ultra SCSI 160 controllers File server has software RAID 1, Exchange Server...

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  • Capacity Expansion on RAID 5 Array

    I recently replaced the 4 18GB drives one at a time in my HP NetServer with 73 GB drives. The capacity shows up as the original 54 GB. I check the drives with disk manager and no additional unused space appears. How do I get the unused space to appear so I can create another volume or expand an...

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  • Upgradation of raid

    hi all how can i upgrade my raid level 1 to level 5 without loss any data and policy in domain controller regards mukesh

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  • New way of handling RAID 5?

    As an Oracle DBA, I have heard and read a lot about RAID 5 and what it can do to database write performance. Now I understand RAID 5 has been improved to the point that all of the things that caused the overhead are now being handled in disk cache, and write times are now close to that of RAID 0+1....

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  • Which RAID level should we use?

    A SearchStorage.com member recently asked: We have three 73 GB, U320, SCSI, 1-in, 15K, PE 2850s, with MR5 ROMB RAID-5 drives, to use in a server that will be doing file sharing and print serving. Is RAID-5 the best configuration?

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  • Exact copy of Exchange Server

    I have Exchange 2003 in my domain, and I'm running out of storage. I have done 2 defragments for the databases already (I did that on another computer by copying the edb and stm files, defragment them and then move them back to place). But now I'm running out of space again. I have no room for HDD...

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