How to Resize raid 5 with Partition Magic Server without data losing?

Why Do You Need to Resize RAID 5? Considering both price and reliability, RAID 5 is one of the most popular RAID level and is more preferred by Windows Server users. To maximize the performance of server computers, IT administrators need to repartition RAID 5 regularly, especially to resize RAID 5 without data losing. Here are some typical examples. I have a SBS2003 standard server. My system partition C: drive is run out of place on the created RAID 5? Do I need to recreate a RAID 5? I have a Dell Poweredge 4300 that I setup using a RAID 5 config. The C: drive has little space left (<750Mb) and I would like to find something that can successfully expand partition raid 5 without losing data as this is a production server. I have a Windows 2003 server with a single raid 5. System partition C is running out … Continue reading

Is RAID 10 the same as RAID 01?

RAID Levels 0 1 (01) and 1 0 (10) Common Name(s): RAID 0 1, 01, 0/1, “mirrored stripes”, “mirror of stripes”; RAID 1 0, 10, 1/0, “striped mirrors”, “stripe of mirrors”. Labels are often used incorrectly; verify the details of the implementation if the distinction between 0 1 and 1 0 is important to you. Technique(s) Used: Mirroring and striping without parity. Description: The most popular of the multiple RAID levels, RAID 01 and 10 combine the best features of striping and mirroring to yield large arrays with high performance in most uses and superior fault tolerance. RAID 01 is a mirrored configuration of two striped sets; RAID 10 is a stripe across a number of mirrored sets. RAID 10 and 01 have been increasing dramatically in popularity as hard disks become cheaper and the four drive minimum is legitimately seen as much less of an obstacle. RAID 10 provides … Continue reading