Re: Hardware vs. Software Raid Speed

From: Mario 'BitKoenig' Holbe
Date: Wed Aug 23 2006 - 15:40:56 EST

Tejun Heo <htejun@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> And, yeah, they're all software RAID. Also, there isn't much to be
> gained from making RAID0/1 hardware. The software overhead isn't that

The CPU cycles in fact don't usually matter. The I/O overhead (on the
PCI bus) due to multiple transfers of the (more or less) same data is
typically more interesting.

The secret that the NSA could read the Iranian secrets was more
important than any specific Iranian secrets that the NSA could
read. -- Bruce Schneier

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