what raid controller?

Jonas Norlander jonorland at gmail.com
Mon Sep 22 07:15:20 BST 2008


2008/9/22 John DeCarlo <johndecarlo at gmail.com>:
> On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 3:51 PM, uriah heep <stan10x10 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I would like to set up mirroring on 2 sata WD hard drives.  Could any one
>> suggest a good low cost controller.  This is for a home computer not
>> business.
>
> I agree with those who say that software RAID is the way to go.  Much safer,
> more reliable, cheaper
>

I don't agree with you that a software RAID should be safer and more
reliable than a real hardware RAID, it's one more layer that can mess
things up if your are unlucky, but it's much cheaper and that could
make it worth it depending how value your data is.

/ Jonas



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