Tag Archives: Hardware

RAID 1 vs RAID 5

Recently, I had to decide between RAID 1 and RAID 5 for a server deployment related to a mission critical application. This app had a considerable amount of writes compared to reads. While reading up on RAID I came across this good site (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAID) Although

To RAID or not to RAID

I was setting up a server for one of my clients. This app is not mission critical, does not require high availability, is mostly non-critical analytics & reporting tool. My client wanted me to keep costs low while building the server, hence, was against setting

Buying vs renting

Do you have a dedicated server for your website/blog? Planning to get one? The one question you will face is whether to rent or buy one. I faced the same dilemma when I was about to setup my own dedicated server. After careful analysis and