Clone RAID 0/1/5/10 on Windows Server 2008/2003/2000.

Short introduction about RAID RAID, short for Redundant Array of Independent (or Inexpensive) Disks, a category of disk drives that employ two or more drives in combination for fault tolerance and performance. RAID disk drives are used frequently on servers but aren't generally necessary for personal computers. RAID allows you to store the same data redundantly (in multiple paces) in a balanced way to improve overall performance which offers superior performance, storage capacity and reliability over older storage solutions. There are numbers of different RAID levels and RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10 are common. Choose right RAID Clone software to clone RAID virtual drive There are many kinds of raid clone software, including free and commercial software. On the vendors’ site, they may list so many features even for a free raid cloning software. You'd better consider whether this RAID cloning software is fit for your needs. … Continue reading

Clone RAID array on Windows Server 2000/2003/2008


Before giving some solutions, let’s see some problem when people try to clone raid. I have a computer set up with a RAID 1 ARRAY on Server 2003, is it possible to still be able to use my current plan, copy the 1 hard drive to the other 13 hard drives. How to do clone a raid drive( mirrored) to a new drive.. I am basically up grading the hard drive to have more space. I have two SCSI drives (10 Gig each) in a RAID 1 configuration using a MegaRaid SCSI PCI controller card. We have had numerous problems with this config, so we are moving to a single IDE drive (20 Gigs). How can I clone the C: drive to the newly added G: drive (20 gig IDE) I want to convert my RAID 5 to a RAID 10 or install 2 more drives in a RAID 10 config … Continue reading

Clone Disk Drive with Free Drive Clone Software

Hard drive clone software is very useful if you want to replace the old hard disk or transfer file to another hard disk. Some users clone hard drive as backup, if the original disk crashed, they can replace the disk and restore back entire PC, including the OS plus the data, applications, pictures, video, financial documents, settings and everything like the old hard disk data very fast. Do you need drive clone software, do you know the difference among disk clone software? Two types of drive clone software Sector by sector clone software This is the traditional disk clone software, but it is still useful nowadays. By sector to sector drive clone software, you can copy every sector from the old disk drive to the new one. After clone, the sectors on the target disk are absolutely the same as the source drive. Advantage of sector by sector drive clone software … Continue reading

Sector-to-sector clone your hard disk with free disk clone software

If you want to clone your hard drive to transfer files or replace the old disk, you may use the free hard disk cloning software. After clone, the disks are absolutely the same, even for each sector. Brief introduce of the free disk cloning software EASEUS Disk Copy is a potent freeware providing sector-by-sector disk and partition clone regardless of your operating system, file systems and partition scheme by creating a bootable CD. The sector-by-sector method assures you a copy 100% identical to the original. Disk Copy can be used for copy, cloning, or upgrading your original small hard drive to a new larger drive. Simply speaking, it can copy anything from the old hard drive including the deleted, lost files and inaccessible data. So, the freeware is a perfect tool for Data Recovery Wizard to recover files from a backup disk. Free hard disk clone software features Major Features: … Continue reading

Professional HDD clone software help you clone hard disk more easily

When do we need to clone disk? Usually, there are two situations that we need to clone disk: Upgrading hard disk & Rescuing data. Upgrading hard disk: Clone disk is useful when you want to replace the older smaller hard disk by a newer larger hard disk without installing the Operating System and applications once again. One thing to note is that the medium used as destination medium should be of at least the same size as the source medium or larger to ensure all data will be cloned onto the disk without loss. Rescuing data: In case of hard disks with defective areas it is especially important to back up data to an intact medium before starting any recovery attempts because the recovery procedure may cause further defects resulting from the inherent exposure of this procedure, while the physical disk clone may cause much less exposure than any other … Continue reading