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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 each RAID 5 write, it is, therefore, necessary to perform up to four data transfers before the write command has been fully completed and the parity information on the parity drive has been updated.
The addition of a parity drive enables RAID-3 operation to produce an extra layer of data protection and fault tolerance.
The fifth drive manages the parity drive used to store metadata regarding the four others.