[Dovecot] Hardware infrastructure for email system

Andrzej A. Filip andrzej.filip at gmail.com
Sat Jun 23 20:09:40 EEST 2012

On 06/23/2012 01:23 PM, Reindl Harald wrote:
> Am 23.06.2012 13:09, schrieb Wojciech Puchar:
>> Finally i would recommend to get rid of RAID6. It's terribly slow on writes and 
>> writes are common on mail server.
> depends, it is slower than RAID5, but safer
>> Buy cheapest but largest SATA drive and use RAID1 (or RAID1+0) setup.
> oh no please do not recommend SATA crap with RAID1 and think
> it is faster than RAID6 - the additional writes doe snot mat
> if the whole disk-system is much faster and RAID1 has no benefit
> in performance
> nobody will use SATA disks for high peformance servers in
> production - really nobody these days!
Could you specify/define your idea of "high performance servers" land
It may reduce the flame war.

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