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Portable Backup Drives Certified to Hold 12TB

December 22nd, 2011 Comments off

Portable Backup Drives,12TB,RAIDHighly Reliable Systems lately certified 4TB drives to be used within their RAIDPac detachable drives. Each RAIDPac consists of 3 SATA drives along with a RAID controller, supplying 12TB of detachable storage in each bay from the RAIDFrame backup solution.

Highly Reliable Systems of Reno, NV introduced their RAIDFrame DAS (Direct Attached Storage) backup system will support Hitachi and Seagate 4TB hard disk drives once they ship (expected first quarter …

Data Backup Glossary (Letter Q)

October 26th, 2011 Comments off

Data Backup Glossary (Letter Q)RAID See redundant array of independent (or inexpensive) disks.

RAIN See redundant array of independent nodes.

Raised floor A type of flooring supported by a metal grid and typically used in data centers. Raised flooring can be removed in pieces to allow for cabling, wiring, and cooling systems to run under the floor space. When the floor is raised, it usually can accommodate space for walking or crawling in.

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Tips For Replacing A Hard Drive From A Failed RAID

January 18th, 2011 Comments off

Tips For Replacing A Hard Drive From A Failed RAIDThere are some items to consider when replacing a hard drive from a failed RAID. If you are building a new RAID, then all hard drives in the array should be the identical model if at all possible. However, if you must replace a failed hard drive, it can sometimes be difficult to find the same model if that model is out of production.

Below are some tips to follow …

Glossary of Western Digital Hard Disk Drive (Letter R)

August 28th, 2010 Comments off

radial path A straight-line path from the center of a disk to the outer edge.

RAFF™ Rotary Acceleration Feed Forward. WD technology that maintains the highest possible data transfer performance in the high rotational vibration environments commonly found in servers and storage arrays.

RAID Redundant array of independent disks. A grouping of hard drives in a single system to provide greater performance and data integrity.

RAID 0 RAID protocol in …

Tips for Replacing a Drive from a Failed RAID

June 2nd, 2010 Comments off

Replace a drive from a Failed Raid There are several items to consider when replacing a drive from a failed RAID. If you are building a new RAID, then all drives in the array should be the identical model if at all possible.

However, if you must replace a failed drive, it can sometimes be difficult to find the same model if that model is out of production. Below are some tips to follow when selecting a …

RAID 6 Areca ARC-1120

June 18th, 2009 Comments off

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Fierce competition dominates the market for professionally-equipped Serial ATA RAID controllers. Shortly after manufacturers HighPoint and Promise became the first to launch their PCI-based products on the market, more well-known names like Adaptec and LSI Logic followed suit. A year ago, RAIDCore and NetCell also debuted their products, and made a good impression from the word go.

All of these manufacturers concentrated primarily on making their products better suited to …