[zfs-discuss] raid10 vs raid-z2?

Dan Swartzendruber dswartz at druber.com
Wed May 29 13:33:44 EDT 2013

Further thoughts: a raidz2 pool will get 1 disk of random IOPs, whereas
raid10 will get you 3 disks for write and (approx) 6 disks for read, so if
you expect a high percentage of random IOPs, raid10 is the way to go.

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