raid 0 w/ volume write-back cache enabled on ich8r
Quote:To enhance the write performance of RAID 5, Intel® Matrix Storage Manager software has implemented a RAID 5 volume write-back cache and coalescer. The volume write-back cache allows writes to be buffered and improves coalescing. The cache is disabled by default, but can be enabled by the user through the Intel® Matrix Storage Console. An Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) is recommended for use if the cache is enabled.
but how it performs on raid 0 array??
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it seems that there's an improvement over the default setting. some reports stated that different vendor may produce different performance results with the volume write-back cache enabled. just make sure you have an uninterrupted power supply (UPS) in order to avoid the things we do not want when this feature enabled.
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