Take a few minutes and test yourself on RAID technology. Do you know which RAID type is the fastest or which one is seen in SATA environments? Challenge your co-workers to a RAID pop quiz showdown, and find out who's the mighty RAIDer in your shop.
1. This type of drive suffers from reliability concerns, causing many Tier-2 storage users to embrace dual-parity schemes, like RAID-6.
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Answer 3. Which RAID configuration can withstand more drive losses, 1+0 or 0+1?
Answer 4. Which type of RAID employs purpose-built processors or ASICs to achieve efficient performance?
Answer 5. What is the name for the count of the number of bits in a transmission unit that is included with the unit?
Answer 6. This RAID type is seen in SATA environments.
7. This RAID type is good for sequential data access, but is not used much.
8. What is the difference between server-based RAID and controller-based RAID?
Answer 10. A RAID set represents all the smaller physical drives as one logical disk to your server. What is a logical disk?
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