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RE: Storage array advice anyone?

From: mkb <mkb125_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2004 11:06:15 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <20041215190615.42689.qmail@web41302.mail.yahoo.com>


Um...yeah

I hope that wasn't a rhetorical question?

> In addition to the failure probabilities human error
> while attempting to fix
> the array can lose all your data. Ever had a tech
> pull out the a working
> drive instead of the failed drive?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jared Still [mailto:jkstill_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 14, 2004 4:58 PM
> To: chris_at_thedunscombes.f2s.com
> Cc: Stephen.Lee_at_dtag.com; oracle-l_at_freelists.org
> Subject: Re: Storage array advice anyone?
>
> On Tue, 14 Dec 2004 10:47:20 +0000,
> chris_at_thedunscombes.f2s.com
> > My experience is that with either RAID 5 or 10 you
> have to be unbelievably
> > unlucky to lose data providing disks are replaced
> when they fail and not
> left
> > for a few days or even more. You are talking
> extremely remote. It might be
> an
> > idea to get someone to do the maths and work out
> the probabilities.
>
> I, for one, have been that unlucky on at least one
> occasion.
>
> --
> Jared Still
> Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist
> --
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>
                



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