[TriLUG] Disk subsystem recommendations
jsnonzzr at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 16:41:23 EST 2009
Thats quite a diffenret idea on your propposed settup and has some merrit to
consider. My initial knee jerk is to say bad idea, your splitting your
avaialable resourses. one thing to consider when deciding. How much IO do
your VM's use individually? if one never uses more than 20% of the IO of
your hard drive, you are wasting resouses that the other VM could use.
Something to look into which I will be doing soon as well. VMWare released
a free version which allows you to divy up your resources per VM with no
On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 4:36 PM, Ron Kelley <rkelleyrtp at gmail.com> wrote:
> x2 on the SSDs. $489/ea for the Intel 160GB G2 SSDs (zipzoomfly.com).
> Put a pair in RAID-0 for $1K. Very fast and should last a long time.
> On Nov 25, 2009, at 4:31 PM, Joseph Tate wrote:
> > I don't think you want the overhead of LVM. I'd stick with straight
> > Why not go solid state disks?
> > On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 10:02 PM, btncix btncix <btncix at gmail.com>
> >> I don't know much about VMWare nor much about virtualization, but if
> >> main concern is performance, I would suggest you keep RAID-0 and create
> >> separate partitions. If you're worried about flexibility with hard drive
> >> partitions, look into LVM for your root partitions and logical
> >> for your boot partitions. Of course, this more difficult to setup than
> >> you were thinking about, but it let's you keep RAID-0 and still create
> >> VMs with direct physical access to hard drive.
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