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RAID 7 (redundant array of independent disks)

Contributor(s): Kim Hefner

RAID 7 is a trademarked RAID level owned by the now defunct Storage Computer Corp. It is a non-standard RAID level that requires proprietary hardware.

RAID 7 is based on RAID 3 and RAID 4, but adds caching. The commercial implementation incorporates proprietary disk array hardware with a real-time embedded operating system to control disk drive access and data flow to host interfaces.

This was last updated in December 2014

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