Monthly Archives: June 2010

Triple Parity Raid

In an effort to catch up on links. Adam talks about triple parity RAID (raidz3) in an ACM queue article. When RAID systems were developed in the 1980s and 1990s, reconstruction times were measured in minutes. The trend for the past 10 years is quite clear regardless of the drive speed or its market segment: […]

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You’re Doing it Wrong by PHK

PHK’s You’re Doing It Wrong Think you’ve mastered the art of server performance? Think again. Would you believe me if I claimed that an algorithm that has been on the books as “optimal” for 46 years, which has been analyzed in excruciating detail by geniuses like Knuth and taught in all computer science courses in […]

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