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Suppose I'd attach N flash-sticks to an USB-hub and configure them using soft-RAID level 0 [striping].

Is this configuration likely to provide better throughput than a single flash-stick?

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marked as duplicate by Sathya Mar 14 '13 at 3:20

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My guess (if it was even possible) is that it would be slower. The OS (or whatever) is doing the striping would need to break a single write into multiple ones. Because of communication overhead and the hub design of USB I think it would be slower.

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