The Community Forums

Interact with an entire community of cPanel & WHM users!
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Server Recommendations changes for cPanel HyperV VMs

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by sahostking, Dec 15, 2015.

  1. sahostking

    sahostking Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 15, 2012
    Messages:
    300
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Cape Town, South Africa
    cPanel Access Level:
    Root Administrator
    We have a 2 x cPanel HyperV VMs on RAID 10 Sata Enterprise Hardware with 6 x 2TB disks on one server.

    Would changing it to the following be better?

    4 x 2 TB SATA Enterprise Disks for the /home folders of cPanel (RAID 10)

    2 x 250GB SSD Disks for cPanel OS and MySQL disks for those 2 HyperV servers, 1 SSD for each Server.

    Another reason is we getting these speeds from HyperV from inside the VM:

    dd if=/dev/zero of=/root/testfile bs=512 count=1000 oflag=dsync
    1000+0 records in
    1000+0 records out
    512000 bytes (512 kB) copied, 0.352809 s, 1.5 MB/s

    dd if=/dev/zero of=/root/testfile bs=1G count=1 oflag=dsync
    1+0 records in
    1+0 records out
    1073741824 bytes (1.1 GB) copied, 30.3307 s, 35.4 MB/s

    Should be getting higher speeds fro 6 x 7200rpm disks in RAID 10 on hardware raid with BBU writeback I'm sure.


    Thoughts?
     
    #1 sahostking, Dec 15, 2015
    Last edited: Dec 15, 2015
  2. Infopro

    Infopro cPanel Sr. Product Evangelist
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    May 20, 2003
    Messages:
    14,471
    Likes Received:
    199
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    cPanel Access Level:
    Root Administrator
    Twitter:
    This might be a discussion better suited for over at WHT.
     
Loading...

Share This Page