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I need to choise the storage type for a squid proxy server with 100Mb/s traffic.

RAID0, LVM or JBOD

Which is better for performance (don't care the data reliability) ?

This storage is only for the squid cache (not system disk).

I have 3 disk for the array.

I'm using centos 5

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Have your read the entry in the Squid FAQ –  Zoredache Aug 5 '11 at 21:26
    
Documentation's a fad. It'll never catch on. –  womble Aug 5 '11 at 22:01

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JBOD is the fastest. You can even get a better performance with SSD hard disks.

Not seriously: And if you don't relay on reliability then what about ramdisks? You can't beat their performance.

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Thanks, do you know where I found a guide for JBOD configure ? I can't found anything. –  Roberto Aug 5 '11 at 22:15
    
JBOD means "just a bunch". So just use them. Probably as Zoredache suggests or as MikeyB suggests. Nothing special. –  mailq Aug 5 '11 at 22:23
    
@Roberto: The faaaaq... the faaaaaaaaaaaaq... –  womble Aug 5 '11 at 22:33
    
ok, I understand. Thanks all. –  Roberto Aug 5 '11 at 22:39
    
To configure squid with jbod. Install disks, setup one cache_dir per disk. –  Zoredache Aug 5 '11 at 22:45

Your fastest option will probably be three separate mountpoints, one for each disk. Configure Squid to balance across them.

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ok, I understand. Thanks all. –  Roberto Aug 5 '11 at 22:37

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