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Re: Backup from huge Maildirs

On Tuesday 18 September 2007 02:36, Raúl Alexis Betancor Santana wrote:
> If you do that with software raid, it will be slower than a simple raid5,
> thats because you have first to write to the raid1 device and then to the
> raid0 device, two times trought the same io routines ... that does not
> sounds good, at least for me.

The disk write times are what matter.  CPU time is insignificant.  However
I concur with other writers in preferring LVM over RAID1 to RAID0 over RAID1.

--Mike Bird

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