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

Is It Possible to Clone RAID Array in a Safe and Easy Way?

Why do computer users need to clone RAID array, especially Windows server users need to do RAID cloning? Generally speaking, they need to clone RAID array regularly in order to upgrade disk or migrate data from small disk to a larger one. A typical example is that when the partitions on the hardware RAID runs out of space, you may prefer to rebuild the hardware RAID with larger hard disks. Then, you need to backup the data to another place, rebuild the hardware RAID and restore data again. What a time-consuming task! And you might lose your valued data in this process. Is it possible to clone RAID array in a safe and easy way? The answer is yes and this article will introduce a free RAID cloning software. Brief Introduction of RAID RAID stands for Redundant Array of Independent Disks which is the organization of multiple disks into a … Continue reading