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GPFS with EF570

Hi experts

We will use GPFS with netapp ef570, DDP or RAID6, which is better for GPFS?

Is there best practice for ef570 with GPFS?

Thanks in advance.

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Re: GPFS with EF570

Typically a RAID 6 is better for performance while DDP can give you faster rebuild time in case of drive recostruction after a failure.

There is a an ebook available at https://www.netapp.com/us/media/e-series-with-spectrum-scale.pdf that has test results for E2800 and E5700 (using HDDs to keep price per GB lower). Evidently EF570 would give you better Latency and throughput.

Thanks.

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