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From aaron morton <>
Subject Re: RAID or no RAID
Date Mon, 27 Jun 2011 23:49:46 GMT
RAID0 so you have one big volume. 

For performance (cassandra does not stripe sstables across the data dirs) and otherwise you'll
have fragmentation and wont be able to utilise all your space.


Aaron Morton
Freelance Cassandra Developer

On 28 Jun 2011, at 11:46, mcasandra wrote:

> Which one is preferred RAID0 or spreading data files accross various disks on
> the same node? I like RAID0 but what would be the most convincing argument
> to put additional RAID controller card in the machine?
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