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Linux RAID Smackdown: Crush RAID 5 with RAID 10

Aug 14, 2008, 23:02 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

"I'll sum up the basic differences:

"RAID10 provides superior data security and can survive multiple disk failures
RAID10 is fast
RAID10 is considerably faster during recovery— RAID5 performance during a rebuild after replacing a failed disk bogs down as much as 80%, and it can take hours. RAID10 recovery is simple copying.
RAID5 is susceptible to perpetuating parity and other errors"

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