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RAID Theory: An Overview

Ben Rockwood


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Table of Contents
1. RAID: That it is; What it does
2. RAID: The Details
2.1. RAID Type: Concatenation
2.2. RAID Type: Striping (RAID-0)
2.3. RAID Type: Mirroring (RAID-1)
2.4. RAID Type: Stripping plus Mirroring (RAID-0+1)
2.5. RAID Type: RAID-5 (Striping with Parity)
2.6. RAID Comparison: RAID0+1 vs RAID5
3. RAID History: The Lost Brothers
4. Conclusion: Closing Notes