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February 23, 2010  3:07 AM

Why RAID 6 stops working in 2019

Posted by: Nathan Simon
hdd failure, RADI 5, RAID 6, unrecoverable read error rate, URE, zdnet

To think that technology has come so far in the last 10 years, and now RAID arrays are becoming a risk! This is information everyone should read...

The problem with RAID 5 is that disk drives have read errors. SATA drives are commonly specified with an unrecoverable read error rate...

July 29, 2009  3:37 AM

RAID Levels Pros and Cons

Posted by: Nathan Simon
mirroring, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10, RAID 5, RAID 50, RAID 6, striping

Have you ever wondered what the pros and cons of every raid level is? Well look no further, I stumbled upon this website which describes all forms of RAID Levels and the pros and cons of each, along with a nice description. So the next time your talking with your fellow techies, you can sound a...


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