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Any advice on my proposed RAID setup?

Any advice on my proposed RAID setup?

(OP)
Looking to upgrade two of our RAID arrays. One is an external array attached to an x345 via SCSI. The other server is an x346 with an internal array. I want to replace both with two external arrays.

My questions:

1. Can I get just one external array and have 2 logical drives, one for each of the two servers?

2. I'm considering using SSD drives instead of HDDs. Any comment?

3. Considering this hardware:
M5025 card, EXP2524 with SSD drives, RAID 5.

All comments and advice appreciated.

 

RE: Any advice on my proposed RAID setup?

(OP)
Never mind...just realized my x345/x346 don't have PCIe slots which the M5025 card requires...

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