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The data is striped over all disks, with distributed parity. All the data should be available during the recovery. You shouldn't use RAID5 at all.


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After the "btrfs device add", you will have 6 devices. Henceforth, new data will be spread over 6 disks in the RAID10 fashion. Pre-existing data will continue to be distributed over 5 disks. If you want pre-existing data to be re-distributed over 6 disks, do a "btrfs balance".


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In my experience, Storage Spaces became generally usable for most workloads starting with Windows Server 2012 R2. Before then, it was only worth the effort for specific workloads, like Hyper-V storage. With R2, performance is now on-par with other off-the-shelf SAN and RAID technologies. Monitoring still leaves a bit to be desired and some features like ...



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