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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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This is when a RAID controller really works best; it detects the new drive and determines it is unformatted, and precedes to format the drive without anyone's intervention.
InSpeed Technology allows RAID controller vendors to incorporate back-end switching in new storage server designs and turbo charge existing storage server designs and even existing storage servers via field upgrade, because InSpeed Technology can change a loop topology to a switched topology transparently to the firmware in the storage server.
NM: Fibre Channel RAID controllers are the heart of SANs, we term our RAID controllers when used in a SAN as SAN Storage Controllers (SSCs).
When Rising Edge Technologies produced an optical RAID controller in 1995 it was tailored toward government applications.
The offerings include two 64-bit RAID controllers, the Adaptec SCSI RAID 3200S and 3400S, that feature a three-quarter size form factor and come in two and four-channel versions, respectively, and the Adaptec SCSI RAID 2100S, a single channel Ultra160 RAID controller.
RAID controller manufacturer ICP Vortex is now shipping 64-Bit PCI- Wide/Ultra 160 SCSI RAID Controllers with clustering support.
The solution to this problem is moving the responsibility of calculating XOR data from the RAID controller to the disk drives instead.