[Novalug] For discussion: better to partition or not partition?
larkoc at iges.org
Thu May 28 15:31:42 EDT 2009
James Swanson wrote:
> Again, personally, I'd keep data on its own partition, and if I had
> the disks, separate drives. This causes less fragmentation on the
> data, making it faster for reading. If you're running a database
> server that can use raw partitions, I'd use that versus a formatted
Thank you. This is the part of the issue I am researching. Is there any reason why you suggest,
James, that I use a "raw partition"? What is a "raw partition"? This is data and will be on
its own RAID device with SAS hard drives.
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