Hardware vs software raid

Alex Muntada alexm at alexm.org
Thu Oct 20 07:41:44 UTC 2011

+ Diego Xirinachs <dxiri343 at gmail.com>:

> I decided to get a dell r310 but I dont know if I should get the hardware
> raid or just configure software raid on the server.

In my experience, hardware RAID is great for great hardware that comes
with great support. On the other hand, software RAID is good enough in
most cases and it has the plus that it doesn't depend on the hardware
(i.e. you can switch to a new physical or virtual server preserving
the RAID setup).


Alex Muntada <alexm at alexm.org>

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