Re: raid 10f2 vs 1 on 2 drives

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On 22/05/12 21:33, William Thompson wrote:
I understand that raid 10 f2 is slower on writes due to the location of the
2nd copy.  My question is, if lots of writes are performed, could this
layout wearout the drives quicker than raid 1?

No, wear is not going to be significantly different.

You didn't say whether you are talking about hard disks (where location makes a difference, but "wear" on the drive motor is insignificant to the disk's expected lifetime), or flash disks (where people often worry about "wear", though location is irrelevant and wear is also irrelevant for most uses of all but the most cheapo disks).

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