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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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Again, Storage over SONET meets the service requirements of business continuance applications such as remote disk mirroring and tape backup.
A mid-size manufacturing company holds 12 terabytes of primary storage and disk mirroring - 6TB is used for primary application purposes and 6TB for data protection.
With disaster avoidance measures, like disk mirroring or data replication (real-time capture), a high availability of data exists.
The enhancements include an improved web-based user interface for set up, disk mirroring and fault tolerance as well as a built in firewall and caching technology for secure net access.
Also referred to as hardware mirroring, hardware redundancy comes in two types: redundant array of inexpensive disk (RAID) and disk mirroring.
Disk mirroring, copies one and two, is ideally used for mission-critical applications and is the fastest way to return data to operational status from a hardware device or subsystem failure.
The optimal replication strategy for mission-critical data is disk mirroring since immediate recovery is mandatory at any cost.
Instead, a combination of disk mirroring and tape backup can provide a more complete protection scheme.