Short but makes some good points.
"Here's a paradox that we only realized recently: in some situations, using RAID-5 can be less reliable overall than using no RAID at all.
Chris's Wiki :: blog/sysadmin/SkippingRAID5
This comes about because while RAID-5 preserves your data over a single-drive failure, it loses all your data if there is ever a double drive failure.
(Submitted by Noel Thu Sep 13, 2007 )
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