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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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Addonics Technologies today announced its SATA II PCI-X RAID controller -- an integrated, 4-port bus adapter for high performance storage applications, which require maximum I/O performance, RAID data integrity, and low CPU usage at a lower cost.
The 3ware(R) 9000 Series SATA RAID controllers, available in 12, 8, and 4 port configurations, provide over 400 MB/sec performance with Linux Kernel 2.
If one of the three drives is actually removed, a RAID controller recreates the missing data in realtime, based on the bits of data remaining on the other two drives.
The #1 high-port count Serial ATA RAID controller line, AMCC's 3ware([R]) family of SATA RAID storage solutions deliver cost-effective, high-performance, high-capacity storage for enterprises and consumers worldwide in applications such as disk-to-disk backup, near-line storage, network-attached storage (NAS), video, and high-performance computing.
The #1 high-port count Serial ATA RAID controller line, AMCC's 3ware family of SATA RAID storage solutions deliver cost-effective, high-performance, high-capacity storage for enterprises and consumers worldwide in applications such as disk-to-disk backup, near-line storage, network-attached storage (NAS), video, and high-performance computing.
The #1 high-port count Serial ATA RAID controller line, AMCC's 3ware(R) family of SATA RAID storage solutions deliver cost-effective, high-performance, high-capacity storage for enterprises and consumers worldwide in applications such as disk-to-disk backup, near-line storage, network-attached storage (NAS), video, and high-performance computing.
Host and disk interfaces: The most prevalent host interface found today in modem modular RAID controllers is Fibre Channel, and the most prevalent disk interface is FCAL.
We're demonstrating AMCC's 3ware SATA II RAID controllers in our new Galaxy Video-optimized NAS solutions, as well as our Avid-approved White box systems aimed at the broadcast, video and digital imaging markets," said Joe Rorke, vice president and business development for San Jose, California-based Rorke Data, a video storage specialist firm and subsidiary of Bell Microproducts, Inc.
CTR: What is the role of RAID controllers in SAN implementations?
Their optical RAID controller utilizes multiple optical devices for high performance, reliability, and capacity.
In benchmark tests against 64-Bit hardware RAID controllers using the StrongArm processor, the RAID controllers performed 12%-200% faster during reads and writes, respectively, in a RAID environment and 7%-24% faster in a RAID) 5 environment.
and Silverback Systems today announced that the Silverback Systems' iSNAP2110 will power the new Qsan P series IntelliRAID iSCSI RAID controller.