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  • RAID 5, RAID 5 requirements tech, storage technology,

    What are the RAID 5 Requirements?

    RAID 5, or Redundant Array of Independent Disks 5, is a data storage configuration. It employs blocks with parity information spread across multiple disks.  This type of setup allows you to store the same information on multiple drives. Which can be incredibly useful if one drive fails. Despite this advantage, there are minimum requirements that […]

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    raid 10, data recovery, data security, storage technology

    RAID 10: Definition & Why You Should Use It

    The redundant array of independent disks (RAID) is a data storage technology that uses several disks. If one disk fails, the entire sequence can be damaged, meaning you need to provide a solution immediately. Yet, they are still a very secure and reliable choice, because of their efficiency and durability. The RAID 10 (also known […]

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    RAID Rebuild, Failed Raid, Degraded RAID, How to

    How to Rebuild a Failed RAID without Losing Data

    If you are in the unfortunate situation where your RAID array has failed or is running in a degraded RAID mode, most likely you’ll need to rebuild it. A raid drive recovery may be complex and risky, but the steps below will guide you with the ways of properly rebuilding it. The goal here is […]

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    How to avoid RAID array data loss

    RAID Arrays Data Protection: How To Avoid Data Loss

    Depending on your RAID configuration, you probably already have a setup that helps protect your data in case a drive fails. Although you can always resort to RAID recovery services when a bad surprise happens to your drives, nothing beats the trustworthy protection methods to keep RAID data safe. Data protection means you’ll spend less […]

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    RAID Array, RAID Configuration, RAID Rebuild, RAID Tips, RAID Hacks, RAID Best Practices, Degraded RAID, Failed RAID

    10 Tips to Protect Your RAID Device

    RAID technology can recover from a device failure and continue to provide uninterrupted access to data while the failed drive is rebuilt. Although no RAID array is fail-proof, it certainly provides a better chance at data recovery in case of data loss. Common issues that require RAID data recovery service are degraded mode; unsuccessful rebuild; […]

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    RAID 0 vs. RAID 1

    RAID 0 vs RAID 1: Which is Better for Storage?

    Whether for increased performance or reliability, upgrading a single disk to a RAID array of at least two disks will for sure make a big difference. But which RAID level is better for your data storage when you compare RAID 0 vs. RAID 1? There are a few common RAID configurations, and some unusual ones, […]

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    RAID Data Recovery

    What’s Redundancy In RAID?

    In our blog we regularly publish articles about RAID systems and their levels, how to choose the most appropriate system for specific purposes, how to rebuild a failed RAID without losing data, and much more. Now, in this article we would like to explain the concept of redundancy itself. If you are new to RAID systems and their very purpose, […]

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    How To Choose The Best NAS

    How to Choose the Ideal NAS System for Your Needs?

    When Benjamin Franklin said, “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” he actually should’ve added hard drive crashes and running out of disk space. Luckily, while we’re stuck with death and taxes, there is a way to fix the storage problem. Networked storage has moved from enterprise to […]

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    QNAP, NAS server, NAS devices, NAS system, data storage, RAID, Plex

    6 Best QNAP NAS Options of 2022

    It comes a time that scaling small businesses or even home users handling large volumes of data will need to upgrade their data storage solutions.  A storage upgrade is meant not only for increased capacity or reliability, but for a centralized setup to improve performance, shareability, and security.  The natural growth from a DAS (Direct-Attached […]

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