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How RAID fits in with horizontal scalability

Write heavy, high performance applications should probably use RAID 0 or avoid RAID altogether and consider using a larger n_val and cluster size. Read heavy applications have more options, and generally demand more fault tolerance with the added benefit of easier hardware replacement procedures.

Saying it’s a great post is an understatement. Go read it. Now.

Original title and link: How RAID fits in with horizontal scalability (NoSQL database©myNoSQL)

via: http://basho.com/how-raid-fits-in-with-horizontal-scalability-on-commodity-hardware/