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    For large writes, do RAID 3, 4, and 5 have the same throughput?

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  • How to create RAID 5 on a Windows Server 2003

    I want to create RAID 5 on a Windows Server 2003. I have another question: I have 3 hard drives, which has altogether 70 GB, it's consuming fast the space, so I want to add another hard drive. There are 6 slots in my server. Can I add another hard drive in the server and want to add the space of...

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  • Adding a new HD to a RAID5 (Server 2003)

    Hello, I need to add a HD to an already existing RAID5. After I add the disk I need to extend my C volume to 25% and add the rest of the space to a D volume that I have created. Does anyone have any steps for these operations that they would care to share to make things easier for me? Thanks in...

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  • Add a drive to a RAID 5 without destroying the data

    Can you change the amount of drives in a RAID 5 array? For example we now have 6 136 GB drives in our RAID 5 array. Can we add one more drive to the array as either a hot spare or actually part of the array? Currently the array uses all 6 drives.

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  • Cloning C and G drives on Windows Server 2008

    I need to clone my C drive and G drive on a Windows server 2008. The C drive is a mirror and the G drive is a 6 disk raid 5. What is my best option for cloning this setup?

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  • How could I expand the volumes and RAID groups to RAID5(6+1)?

    The case is the celerra is captive, that means no navisphere. We have two RAID Groups (4+1) and one Hot Spare. How could I expand the volumes and RAID groups to RAID5(6+1)

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  • How to recover data in RAID 5

    How to use parity uses to recover data in RAID 5.

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    I have a Windows Server 2000 installed with SCSI HDD with RAID 5 setup. Now, I want to install Windows Server 2003, but when I try to install with floppy without reconfigure ride setup, the HDD isn't detected. Please, can you help me?

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  • Dell Poweredge 2800 will not reboot after RAID 5 install

    I have a Dell Poweredge 2800. My situation is that i added 2 hard drives and setup Raid 5 successfully. I installed windows server 2003 and it finds the drives. "a disk read error has occurred" Any help?

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  • How to backup RAID configuration

    I want to backup RAID configuration, but I don't know how to.

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  • Exchange 2003 server running on Windows Server 2003 that is running out of space on the system partition

    I have an Exchange 2003 server running on Windows Server 2003 that is running out of space on the system partition. I have a RAID 5 configuration. I want to replace the drives with larger ones and resize the partitions in the process. I had two thoughts as a way to do this. One would be to install...

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