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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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For large-scale solutions, it integrates shelf, tape jukebox and redundant arrays of independent disks which together provide the equivalent of storing the information found in the Library of Congress more than 30 times over, or more than 1,000,000 full-length movies.
10, 1996--Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) announced today the 5700 Midrange Disk Series is now functionally certified by the RAID Advisory Board (RAB) as meeting the criteria for extraordinary data protection and availability using redundant arrays of independent disks (RAID).
The investment leverages IBM's extensive portfolio of competitively advantaged performance, reliability and capacity technologies such as magneto resistive (MR) heads; serial interconnection (Serial Storage Architecture, SSA); Redundant Arrays of Independent Disks (RAID); and areal density with the manufacturing capacity needed to take advantage of the tremendous growth in the storage industry projected by market analysts such as IDC and Dataquest.

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