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Created On: 10/12/2012 11:38 PM
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 10/12/2012 11:38 PM
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mbjbdc
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time to upgrade fileserver.

option 1:ssd boot drive,data drive 3-drive raid-0 with online backup.

would a traditional raid-5 or 10 be better?



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 10/13/2012 01:29 AM
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The question is who do you trust more: yourself with a RAID 1+0 (or just RAID 1) setup, or someone you'll never know with a company you'll never meet hosting your data on their servers where you have absolutely no idea or control over security? If it were me, I'd keep it local, multiple terrabyte drives are cheap, and a fireproof safe is fairly cheap.

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 10/14/2012 01:31 PM
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Originally posted by: black_zion multiple terrabyte drives are cheap

You can get a spaceship cheaper than a HDD nowdays. How is that cheap in any way?



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