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Re: [Xen-users] Trying to get a good grasp on what to expect from Xen

On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 2:57 PM, Craig Miskell <craig.miskell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 5. ÂIn the interest of getting the best performance possible, is it
>> possible or advisable to install and run Hypervisor from a local RAID 5
>> storage device? ÂThis RAID 5 disk would be where I also plan to store my
>> guest OS files.
> Possible: yes. ÂAdvisable: depends on size and number of guests, I/O load from
> said guests, the number of disks in the RAID, specs of said disks and the I/O
> backplane etc.

note that RAID5 is rarely "the best performance possible".  for that,
check RAID10 or at least RAID1 (or RAID0, if you don't care about data


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