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On Sun, 24 Nov 2002 18:38, Scott wrote:
> After some talks with the person who handles the books she has given me
> the authority to bail on these Netfinity boxes and get something more
> supported by Debian.  My question is:  with IDE drives as fast as they are
> now does it really pay to go SCSI?  Are there any benefits besides RAID?
> I understand fault tolerance, but how about performance?

IDE and SCSI give very similar performance.  Performance is determined by 
hardware issues such as rotational speed rather than the type of interface.

If you want RAID then 3Ware makes some good IDE RAID products.

http://www.coker.com.au/selinux/   My NSA Security Enhanced Linux packages
http://www.coker.com.au/bonnie++/  Bonnie++ hard drive benchmark
http://www.coker.com.au/postal/    Postal SMTP/POP benchmark
http://www.coker.com.au/~russell/  My home page

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