Raid-5 in a dynamically Allocated iSCSI virtual disk array

My “fun” weekend nerd project: Now that my iSCSI server is dishing out respectable performance numbers and supports virtual space allocation (The physical location of data stored is decoupled from the “virtual” location of the data, allowing for “hot moves” of data without bringing virtual disks offline.) My next step is… PARITY. Yes… I’m going to build RAID-5-style parity into the system. Continue reading Raid-5 in a dynamically Allocated iSCSI virtual disk array