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RAID 1 and its use cases

3.4 Overview of RAID 1 and its use cases

RAID 1 uses the mirroring technique. In this RAID configuration, data is mirrored to provide fault tolerance. A RAID 1 set consists of two...
RAID 0 and its use cases

3.3 Overview of RAID 0 and its use cases

RAID 0 does not offer data redundancy as it does not use parity or mirroring techniques. RAID 0 uses striping technique to store the...
RAID Levels

3.2 Types of RAID Levels

There are different types of RAID levels which we can use in the storage systems. The RAID level selection depends on the parameters such as...
What is a RAID 

3.1 Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) Overview

One of the main feature why the storage systems became intelligent is by using the technique called RAID. A group of disk drives which...
Data Access Methods from Storage Systems

2.7 Accessing data from the Intelligent Storage Systems

Data is stored and accessed by applications using the underlying storage infrastructure. The key components of this infrastructure are the OS (or file system),...
Intelligent Storage Systems

2.6 What are Intelligent Storage Systems ?

Storage Arrays which are feature-rich RAID arrays that provide highly optimized I/O processing capabilities are generally referred as Intelligent Storage Arrays or Intelligent Storage Systems. These...
Storage Array Architecture

2.5 Storage Array Architecture

The common model architecture of any vendor storage array may consist the below components.  Front-End Ports Processors (CPU) Cache Memory Backend Storage Disks Front-End Ports:...
SAN Basic Tutorials

2.4 What is a Storage Array

A storage array is a type of compute system designed to providing storage to externally attached servers through storage network. These storage arrays might be comprised of...
Solid State Drive (SSD)

2.3 Solid State Drive (SSD) Overview

Solid State Drives (SSDs) are storage devices that contain non-volatile flash memory. Solid state drives are superior to mechanical hard disk drives (HDD) in...
Hard Disk Drive (HDD)

2.2 ElectroMechanical Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Overview

A hard disk drive is a persistent storage device that stores and retrieves data using rapidly rotating disks (platters) coated with magnetic material. The...