[mythtv-users] Should I use LVM on this new raid?

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Thu Sep 27 03:07:41 UTC 2007

On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 06:32:28PM -0400, John Drescher wrote:
> > So that implies to me that people really believe that business will
> > *pay* a 6:1 or more price imbalance for those drives, for no good
> > reason.
> >
> The good reason is that SCSI drives have 1/2 the seek time of SATA
> drives so performance with SCSI is greatly improved if you do a lot of
> random reads/writes.

And if the seek time is cut in half, then they're almost certainly not
the same bubble.  That's *hard*, at today's performance points.

-- jra
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