Which RAID type should you choose?

You’ve been asked to put together the technical requirements for a new file server. For the hard drive system, you’ve been asked to provide a RAID solution that maintains a complete duplicate of all traffic. If one disk fails, the system should continue to run and all data should remain available. Which RAID type should you choose?

RAID without the R?

An associate is building a new database server that is configured with hard drives in a RAID 0 array. You know that RAID stands for “Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks,” but your associate tells you that his RAID 0 array will not have any redundancy. Is your associate accurately describing RAID 0?

Configuring RAID

RAID technology provides organizations around the world with real-time redundancy of important data. In this video, we’ll show you how RAID works and we’ll discuss the different configuration options for RAID. We’ll also provide some hands-on detail with a live demonstration of the RAID configuration process in Microsoft Windows.