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Thoughts on Western Digital Red vs Green in a Drivepool environment?
I've always had Green drives in my server and thus far I've never had a problem. The server is on 24x7, runs WHS2011, and acts as a torrent downloader, file server, VM server, etc. It's basically running all the time, but every drive is probably not in use (I just don't know).
I know it's recommended to use the Red drives in a RAID environment, but does that still hold true in a Drivepool environment? (Pretend for a second the warranties are the same - I know Red is longer, but I'm looking at technical and power characteristics at this point)