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RAID 5 30TB File storage - filesystem and strip size on large files

Nowadays my storage is 6TB and as I will grow up to 30TB in few months I would like to hear some tips/recommendations on filesystem and element strip size to not to have problems in future. 90% of ...
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What Block Sizes and Stripe Sizes will cause performance issues using RAID5?

I'm trying to understand Block Size and Stripe Size. I realize this could apply to more configurations than just RAID5, but i am interested in RAID5 specifically, because I'd like to understand the ...
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RAID - Using multiple stripe sizes

In a large online store (1PB), if you have lots of small files(32Kb<), images (256KB-5MB) and videos (>100MB) is it possible to use multiple disks with different stripe size? Lets say 10 disk with ...
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How does a Promise FastTrak 133 interleave a striped array?

I co-worker had two drives configured as a stripe on a motherboard with an on-board Promise FastTrak 133. The motherboard failed, and we've been unable to find any others with an on-board Promise ...
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OLTP Sql Server RAID configuration with 10 disks, allocation Unit and disk stripe size

On a new db server I only have 10 disks to play with, The usage is about a booking every 3-5 seconds, so not high volume, I know compromises have to be made, but my initial thoughts are - DISK 1 ...
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Optimizing ext2 filesystem for use on LVM + RAID device? Stride, stripe-width, LVM IO size considerations

I'm building a new database server and am trying to make sure I have the setup as correct as possible. The database storage is 22x 15.7k RPM Western Digital SAS drives in RAID10, in an external SAS ...
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Hardware RAID controller set to 256kB stripe size, but XFS to 4k block size

Is this configuration ok? I've read that the stripe size should match the block size. I am mostly storing 8-30GB single files that are read sequentially. What should I adjust, and how? Ubuntu ...
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Commonly used stripe options

I'm looking for commonly used stripe options like chunk-size and stripe width etc. I'm looking to create stripe environment for large files
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VmWare Esxi server raid10 optimal stripe size

I'm reconfiguring a Esxi server, and I couldn't find any useful data on the optimal stripe size for a raid 10 array (4 disks) for Esxi's default 1Mb block size (and I intend to keep that default). ...