Transparent RAID

October 2013

Table comparison of Transparent RAID vs RAID over File System

By |October 4th, 2013|

Please also read:

RAID-F vs tRAID

Summary
As you can see, tRAID is not a replacement for RAID-F.
RAID-F makes some pretty compelling arguments.
Where tRAID wins over RAID-F is in that its real-time RAID feature is far more robust.
As stated above, please also read the detailed text comparison of Transparent RAID vs. RAID over File System.

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Duplication is dead!

By |October 3rd, 2013|

Duplication is primitive, archaic, dépassé for large storage.

For the longest time data duplication through mirroring or other schemes was regarded as the safest form of redundant data protection. What reenforced that view was the fact that traditional RAID systems using parity based protection are an all-or-nothing type of deal.
That is, with traditional parity based RAID systems, if the said systems are unable sustain and recover from a particular failure level then all data is lost. This chronically negative aspect of […]

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