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HP DL380P Gen8 - SQL database server -Raid 5 setup - Now need to add more SAS HDD to existing RAID RRS feed

  • Question

  • Dears,

    I already below server and raid setup done. this server is windows 2012 R2 and using as hyper V virtual machine which is - replication enabled with another same hardware same configuration.

    HP DL380P Gen8 - SQL database server -Raid 5 setup.

    - Now need to add more SAS HDD to existing RAID 5 in Hyper V host machine - because running out of space in virtual machine for SQL database.

    How to achieve this?

    question. - currently there are 5 sas hdd /300gb each raid 5 enabled. can i hot add a new sas hdd 1.2tb in existing raid 5? or in order to add more hdd in existing raid 5 I would need to remove raid and reconfigure from start.

    what if I remove raid - will my VM and sql data in VM will go away?

    Friday, April 12, 2019 3:27 PM