The software can make us go

January 7, 2011



You’re configuring Windows 7 to build a RAID array from a series of drives. Which of these would be characteristics of software-based RAID arrays? Pick 3.

A) Software-based RAID is a feature of the operating system

B) Software-based RAID doesn’t require any special hardware

C) Software-based RAID supports mirroring and striping

D) Software-based RAID is configured outside of the operating system

E) Software-based RAID offers raspberry, cherry and floral aromas and flavors allied to a bright, lively frame


The answers: A) Software-based RAID is a feature of the operating system, B) Software-based RAID doesn’t require any special hardware, and C) Software-based RAID supports mirroring and striping

Many operating systems support RAID configurations as part of the operating system. Although the performance isn’t usually as good as hardware-based RAID arrays, the low cost and convenience of building RAID arrays without any special hardware can be a significant advantage.

Want to know more? Watch “RAID.”

RAID arrays are common ways to provide high-throughput and redundancy for groups of hard drives. In this module, you’ll learn how the different RAID technologies can be used to build large-scale storage infrastructures. You’ll also learn the advantages and disadvantages of the different RAID technologies and how hardware and software RAID compares.

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