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From Timmy Turner <timm.t...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: idea drive layout - 4 drives + RAID question
Date Mon, 29 Oct 2012 23:51:57 GMT
I'm not sure whether the raid 0 gets you anything other than headaches
should one of the drives fail. You can already distribute the
individual Cassandra column families on different drives by just
setting up symlinks to the individual folders.

2012/10/30 Ran User <ranuser99@gmail.com>:
> For a server with 4 drive slots only, I'm thinking:
>
> either:
>
> - OS (1 drive)
> - Commit Log (1 drive)
> - Data (2 drives, software raid 0)
>
> vs
>
> - OS  + Data (3 drives, software raid 0)
> - Commit Log (1 drive)
>
> or something else?
>
> also, if I can spare the wasted storage, would RAID 10 for cassandra data
> improve read performance and have no effect on write performance?
>
> Thank you!

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