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Apr
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comment What is RAID 5 write logic with 8 drives running SQL 2008?
@Alex literally your only hope is that they can bring one of the dead drives back to life and get the array to hobble along for long enough to pull the critical data. Sure they can get "data" off of the 6 remaining disks, but none of it will be useful since 1/7th of each file will likely be missing. Repeat after me: "RAID is not, and never was, a backup. I will slavishly monitor my array health from now on so dead disks do not go un-noticed."
Apr
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comment What is RAID 5 write logic with 8 drives running SQL 2008?
@Alex you are hosed, your data is unrecoverable. Your data is ground beef and you're asking someone to reconstruct the cow.
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answered Rsync to a backup server resulted in additional space taken
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comment mdadm RAID6 to RAID60
Better yet, since we're rebuilding the FS from [more or less] the ground-up, now would be a good time to ditch RAID altogether and move to a next-gen filesystem like ZFS.
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comment Secure SSH access
non-standard port == obscurity != security
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comment Secure postfix smtp from spammer
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