Storage Smarts Quiz: RAID

Take a few minutes and test yourself on RAID with our Storage Smarts Quiz. Do you know which RAID type is the fastest or which one is seen in SATA environments?

Take a few minutes and test yourself on RAID with our Storage Smarts Quiz. Do you know which RAID type is the fastest or which one is seen in SATA environments? Challenge your co-workers to a Storage Smarts Quiz showdown.

1. Most budgets dictate the use of this RAID level for database data volumes.
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2. In order to survive multiple drive failures in a "RAID-10" setup, you should create multiple what?
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3. Availability is increased because the RAID controller can re-create lost data from what information?
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4. Which RAID type is the fastest?
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5. This is a count of the number of bits in a transmission unit that is included with the unit so that the receiver can check to see whether the same number of bits arrived. What is it?
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6. This RAID type is seen in SATA environments.
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7. This RAID type is good for sequential data access, but is not used much.
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8. This RAID level is no longer used.
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9. This is RAID-5 with suspenders.
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10. A RAID set represents all the smaller physical drives as one logical disk to your server. What is a logical disk?
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This was first published in October 2005

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