Tag: RAID

Dell PowerEdge R210 II hardware RAID monitoring (Dell PERC H200 RAID controller)

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Moore’s Law marches on relentlessly but the there is plenty of life left in the old PowerEdge R210 / R210 Gen II servers. The cost of cloud versus bare metal still makes physical machines a no-brainer if you’re comfortable…

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How to determine RAID controller type in Linux

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Most servers are equipped with RAID. There are two main types of RAID: software or hardware. Software RAID If you’re not sure what configuration is used, check in the  /proc/mdstat file. The  /proc is area used by the kernel for keeping various…

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