What is RAID? – RAID 0, 1, 5 & 10 Explained With Images

One of the main questions when talking about storage is “What is RAID”? Well, it stands for “Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks and can be very handy when wanting clear backups of storage drives, including your OS drive. But why bother? RAID can be used for a number of reasons such as squeezing out extra performance, offering redundancy to your data and even parity; parity is what rebuilds data which is potentially lost, thus offering an extra level of protection from data loss.

Seagate’s New Hard Drive Offers 8 Terabytes of Data Storage for Just $260

Remember the days when having a 1 terabyte hard drive was exciting? Well, Seagate has announced a new 3.5-inch drive that can hold 8 terabytes of your data, and with an affordable price tag to boot. It’ll cost just $260, which means you’re paying about 3 pennies per gigabyte.

RAID 10 Vs RAID 01 (RAID 1+0 Vs RAID 0+1) Explained with Diagram

RAID 10 is not the same as RAID 01.This article explains the difference between the two with a simple diagram.I’m going to keep this explanation very simple for you to understand the basic concepts well. In the following diagrams A, B, C, D, E and F represents blocks.

What are RAID 1, RAID 1+0 and RAID 0+1

This is the second article from our RAID series. We hope it shows – in the easiest possible way – what RAID is, the idea of it and how it works.  We wrote about RAID 0. Now is the time for RAID 1, RAID 0+1 and RAID 1+0.

IBM AIX System p Hardware

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The 8 best SSDs of 2017

Looking for the best SSD, otherwise known as solid-state drive? You've come to the right place, as we list the very best SSDs you can buy in 2017.

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