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2 Controllers-HPUltra320-Dual & 641 Array-Optimal Configuration?

Jacqueline Stinson
Occasional Contributor

2 Controllers-HPUltra320-Dual & 641 Array-Optimal Configuration?

Have 5-72GB Drives and Ultrium230i Tape drive.
All Hard-drives to the 641 Controller(1 Cable) and the Tape drive on On-Board Controller.
The Vendor asks for the following(We have Windows 2003 Std R2 and SQL 2000 Server). They say SQL s/b configured utilizing 3 physical drives(1st Drive for System Files)(2nd for Data Files)(3rd houses Log Files). Is this the optimal way for SQL, or is Raid 5 going to be just as fast. Before I run Smart Start, I thought I should get opinions. We will be backing up Full Nightly