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  • disk duplexing

    Disk duplexing is a variation of disk mirroring in which each of multiple storage disks has its own SCSI controller. 

  • disk striping

    In computers that use multiple hard disk systems, disk striping is the process of dividing a body of data into blocks and spreading the data blocks across several partitions on several hard disks. 

  • RAID fast guide

    You need info about RAID. It's that simple. In the world of storage, RAID (redundant array of independent disks) is a major topic. Whether you are a RAID rookie or you're trying to optimize performance of a huge array, you'll learn something here. Th... 

  • A failed RAID drive needs immediate attention

    This tip emphasizes the importance of replacing a failed RAID drive immediately and the possible consequences of not doing so in a timely manner. 

  • RAID-1 vs. RAID-5

    Can I install an operating system (OS) and put data in different partitions of RAID-5, or is RAID-1 (hardware-based RAID) a better solution? Is it ok if we divide a RAID into two partitions? Does RAID-5 take a long time to rebuild? 

  • RAID groups and parity groups


  • RAID: How safe is your data?


  • RAID-53: RAID by any other name

    RAID 53 has a much higher transaction rate than RAID 3, which is achieved by striping the data across multiple RAID 3 arrays. 

  • parity

    In this definition, learn what parity is and find out how it works. Plus, learn how to define parity bit and parity checking. 

  • RAID-6: Dual parity

    RAID-6: Dual parity