EmergencyEMERGENCY? Get 24/7 Help Now!

RAID and Scale Out Discussions

 | June 12, 2007 |  Posted In: Hardware and Storage

Just found this wonderful summary of articles by Jeremy and wanted to give some of my thoughts on the topic. First lets speak about death of the RAID. I think this is far from the case especially if you consider Software RAID here. For many workloads you would like to get RAID just for the […]

Read More

Linux IO Schedulers and MySQL

 | January 30, 2007 |  Posted In: Hardware and Storage

Found a great article about Linux IO Schedulers today which is quite interesting. It goes in details about schedulers and explains in which of workloads which of schedulers is best. The interesting thing this article points out is – there are multiple versions of each of the schedulers, while name remains the same. This means […]

Read More

How reliable RAID really is

 | June 30, 2006 |  Posted In: Hardware and Storage

This post is not exactly about MySQL Performance or about Performance at all, but I guess it should be interested to many MySQL DBAs and other people involved running MySQL In production. Recently I’ve been involved in troubleshooting Dell Poweredge 2850 system running RAID5 using 6GB internal hard drives, which give about 1.4TB of usable […]

Read More