• RAID level comparison: data protection vs. redundancy

    With respect to the tradeoff between redundancy vs. data protection, what recommendations can you make on RAID levels? Is it completely dependent on the environment, or are there clear advantages to using a RAID 5 over RAID 3, etc.?

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  • Configuring a two-RAID LUN

    I need to expand a couple of LUNs and am seeking advice regarding how to proceed. We are using a Dell/EMC Clarion 300. We have two RAID groups (1 and 2) that had multiple LUNs on each RAID group with the LUNs assigned to different servers (I know, bad idea). Only one server uses the two RAID groups...

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  • RAID 1 Setup on existing HDD

    I want to mirror my existing HDD (with files) using Raid 1 on my new motherboard (ZOTAC mini-itx). Can anyone help on the procedure? Would appreciate if you can send a link reference. thanks.

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  • is double RAID config possible?

    Hi, I'm using an IBM System X3550 M2 server right now with RAID -1 config using two SAS HDD. My question is: is it possible to use double RAID configuration within one server? For instance, I use RAID -1 config on two SAS HDD, and RAID -1 again on another two SAS HDD, these are all done in one...

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  • Dell Poweredge T100 RAID 1 setup

    I have a new Poweredge T100  It is running SBS 2003 R2. It is supposed to be set up for RAID 1. In MyComputer, I can only see the OS Dive (C:) and DATAPART (D:). I see no indication of RAID or mirrored drives. How can I tell if the RAID 1 is set up correctly. At this point I see no indication of...

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  • HP ML110 G5 server Raid error

    I use a HP ML110 G5 Server with RAID1. When the Raid was broken and i rebuilt it under Windows 2003 Server with the Array Configuration Tool it worked. When the rebuild is finished, some data on the drives are destroyed and the system is unable to reboot. Any suggestions? user submitted

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  • Deleting Files on the Backup Drive

    In RAID 1 mirroring, are files on the backup drive deleted when the original files on the source drive are deleted?  Very basic question!

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  • New HDD install on RAID 1

    What will happen if one of my raid 1 hdd spoilt ? Can i just simply install a new hdd in either slot & it will auto copy the files to my new hdd ?

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  • What is the difference between RAID 1 and RAID 10?

    What are the differences/similarities between RAID 1 and RAID 10?

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  • Server OS failure need to configure 2nd disk RAID 1

    the server had an os fauilure and i would like to build it on the first disk and add the second disk later but configure them both to be Raid 1. Is that possible

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  • RAID 5 and three-way mirroring

    Our Spac solaris 10 box has only three disks (budge limitation), and they were configured with hardware RAID 1 (3-way). Obviously, the disk performance is going to suffer since both OS and DATA will live on the same mirrored disks, however, this part of disk configuration puzzles me even more: a...

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  • x3400 ibm server linux install with raid 1

    i have X3400 IBM server, i just want to install (red hat 4 es) with RAID 1 , But when i configure raid 1 and boot with linux cd after booting when i press on manual partition error showing that no Hard disk was found. BUT in BIOS , IN controll A Utility Harddisk was shown. HOw i rectify this...

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  • RAID 1 with 4 SATA II drives

    I have a M/B with an integrated nVidia SATA II RAID controller. The M/B died the other day leaving me in a pickle. In an act of desparation, I took the four SATA II drives out of the server and put them into another server with a similar nVidia SATA II RAID controller. To my surprise, it worked....

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  • Email Server

    My email server is telling me Operating system not found and the pcs' on my network cannot send nor receive mails. what i do next? It is on RAID 1.This is not an exchange server and it is running on service pack 2. OS:Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition

    Bchika45 pointsBadges:
  • Email Server

    My email server is telling me Operating system not found and the pcs' on my network cannot send nor receive mails. what i do next? It is on RAID 1. OS:Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition

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  • VMware ESXi install error on Dell PowerEdge 1950

    trying to install ESXi on a Poweredge 1950, with a 2 drive RAID 1, PERC 5i controller configuration, but when the ESXi image boots I get the following error: 'Unable to find a supported device to write the ESX Server 3i 3.5.0 image to' Can anyone help User submitted question

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  • Trouble creating a RAID array with VMWare ESX3i

    Hi, We’ve set up VMWare ESX3i on a single disk on our HP DL140 Server. We’re now trying to set up a RAID array, using the in-built LSI Logic SAS1068 RAID controller. Unfortunately, it says that there’s not enough space at the end of the disk, and it would need to be formatted, in order to...

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  • RAID

    I currently have four 1 Terabyte HDD. I'm planning on setting up a RAID 1, however I would like to get more space. I researched RAID 5 and read plenty of negative opinions about it. I hate to waste so much space, but I can't take such a large risk for data loss. If anyone could recommend a happy...

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  • How To determine which HD failed in your Server.

    I am running a Dell Precision 370 with Dual 160 GB Mirrored Hard drives. One of these drives has failed and needs to be replaced. How do I know which HD is the bad one, so I do not replace the wrong one? Thank you.

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  • What type of Raid to use on Windows Servers and tempdbs?

    I have a SQL Server with eight disks, and I am not sure if I should use Raid 10 twice, one for Windows Server 2003 with NDFs and the other for the log file and tempdb, or apply Raid 1 for the Windows Server, Raid 10 for the NDF and MDF, and Raid 1 again for the tempdb and log. What would you...

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