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RAID

abbreviation for redundant array of inexpensive disks, a computer data storage system with rapid access time and enhanced fault tolerance.
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The Z-9500 is the first RAID controller on the market to offer the 100 MB/sec Fibre Channel host connection and true RAID 3 architecture.
For multimedia and video applications, the Regency also features both RAID 3 and RAID 4, the ideal RAID levels for the large file sizes common to multimedia, digital video storage, transmission and streaming applications.
In a RAID 3 equivalent implementation, ReelTime achieves throughput of approximately 17MB per second per channel.
The addition of RAID 3 support to the products' previous RAID levels 0, 1, 0+1, and 5 support allows Mylex products to be included in government contract bids, which often specify RAID 3 support.