How do I know what is the best configuration for RAID 0 (mdadm create options) between the to ephemeral drives?
We have a MySQL server running on an Amazon EC2 c1.medium instance relying on a single EBS volume using the ext3 filesystem for storage. This MySQL server is queried ~500/ps by several applications ...
I'm using amazon, and there is docs everywhere to use xfs. Is xfs a software based raid? Is it fast?