>     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 847-289-8339



RAID/5 is usually cheaper from a "number of disk drives" point of view (you
lose 1/3 to 1/8 of your total disk space with RAID; 1/2 with Mirroring).
Mirroring may have an edge in performance over RAID in some configurations,
but your mileage may vary.

I would hate to run without either one or the other.

--Paul E Musselman
PaulMmn@ix.netcom.com


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