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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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I believe while the demise of server attached RAID is greatly exaggerated, market trends show that there will be a migration to slimmer 1U type servers.
Optical RAID was difficult to sell not because the optical media was expensive, but because the drive technology was, according to Michael Schutte, vice president of business development and chief technology officer at Rising Edge Technologies.
For this class of customer, RAID with full redundancy is a must-have.
Another point to consider when planning a RAID array is cable length.
Some RAID subsystems allow a technician to remove a failing hard disk drive without shutting down a server.
While no formal standard specifications on RAID 6 have been published to date, a disk array configuration that can provide failure protection to more than one hard disk is called RAID 6.
The vast majority of storage systems today employ RAID technology to provide a minimal level of protection against losing a storage system disk drive.