How to Create Dynamic Disk Volumes?

What is Dynamic Disk? A dynamic disk is a physical disk that provides features that basic disks do not, such as support for volumes spanning multiple disks. Dynamic disk is supported in Windows XP Professional/Vista/Windows 7 and Windows Servers 2000/2003/2008. … Read More

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 … Read More

What is RAID 5 and its features, advantage and disadvantage?

What is RAID 5 RAID Level 5 is a cluster-level implementation of data striping with DISTRIBUTED parity for enhanced performance. Clusters can vary in size and are user-definable but they are typically blocks of 64 thousand bytes. The clusters and … Read More

What is RAID 1 and its features, advantage and disadvantage?

What is RAID 1 RAID Level 1: Commonly called Mirroring RAID Level 1 is the pure implementation of data mirroring. In a nutshell RAID Level 1 gives you fault tolerance but it cuts your usable capacity in half and it … Read More

What is RAID 0 and its features, advantage and disadvantage?

RAID Level 0 Definition: RAID 0, or Redundant Array of Independent Disks, Level 0 – also called striping – is a method of storing data on multiple computer storage devices – usually hard disks or disk partitions – by interleaving … Read More

What is the difference between hardware RAID and software raid?

We have explained what raid is and the two types of raid, today we want to discuss the difference between hardware raid and software raid, as many users have been confused by them. Brief introduction about Hardware RAID The hardware-based … Read More

Explanation about RAID, hardware raid and software raid

As computer hardware become cheaper and cheaper, many users begin to use RAID and larger hard disks. To the people who want to use RAID, you’d better make it clear that what RAID is and what the kinds of raid are, … Read More