[nycbug-talk] ZFS question

Brian Cully bcully at gmail.com
Mon Sep 26 21:49:30 EDT 2011

On Sep 26, 2011, at 21:13, George Rosamond <george at ceetonetechnology.com> wrote:

> Quick question for the ZFS users in the audience:
> The box in question will have 8 SATA drives on it.  The RAID card (which isn't going to be doing any RAID) has four SATA ports.  There's four more SATA ports on the motherboard.
> Anything I should be concerned about here in terms of performance and data integrity?

There won't be any issues with data integrity no matter what you do, although you'll want some amount of redundancy with at least RAID-Z1 to allow ZFS to auto repair bad blocks.

For performance the normal rules apply: split things across multiple controllers an so on.


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