Storage

Exploring RAID Configurations

Download Now Free registration required

Executive Summary

To address the limits of today's slow mechanical disks, this paper explored a number of data layouts to improve RAID performance. The authors found that by dedicating more disks to hosting popular data and fewer disks to hosting less popular data, RAID was able to handle 20% more concurrent streams. However, the authors have not found a conclusive explanation for this phenomenon.

  • Format: PDF
  • Size: 835.9 KB