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Re: Hardware

On Mon, Aug 21, 2006 at 07:47:47PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Pat Tadgerson:
> > I am not a real hardware person, but I would like a server with 2
> > hard drives with about 160 gigs of storage, with a raid 0
> > configuration.
> RAID 0 is usually a very bad idea because you lose all your data if
> just one disk fails.

Isn't that why people have invented backups and S.M.A.R.T.? It also
actually makes disk access go slightly faster, so it's not really a
*very* bad idea -- depending on context.

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