• Subject: RE: Raid to Mirror comparison
  • From: Neil Palmer <npalmer@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Jan 1998 19:22:00 -0600

Will this be a new AS/400 or are they looking to install on an existing
box ?
What approx. disk capacity do they have (MB).
With the new model 6xx and Sxx series you can RAID-5 the base (Load
source) disks, so you could install four 4GB or 8.5GB drives and have
16GB or 25.5GB usable disk with RAID-5.
With older systems mirroring was often cheaper because you had to mirror
the load source drive.

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        -----Original Message-----
        From:   John Bussert [SMTP:bussert@ibm.net]
        Sent:   Friday, January 16, 1998 8:27 AM
        To:     MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
        Cc:     Bill Brosch
        Subject:        Raid to Mirror comparison

        Does anyone have any good information on the value comparisions
on raid vs. mirrioring for a small shop?  My client is looking at the
cost vs. benefit differences.  
         
        Thanks,
         
        John Bussert
        Swift Technologies, Inc.
        jbussert@stecnet.com <mailto:jbussert@stecnet.com> 
        847-289-8339
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