Raid

How to Manage Software RAID's in Linux with 'Mdadm' Tool - Part 9
Regardless of your previous experience with RAID arrays, and whether you followed all of the tutorials in this RAID series or not, managing software R...
How to Recover Data and Rebuild Failed Software RAID's - Part 8
In the previous articles of this RAID series you went from zero to RAID hero. We reviewed several software RAID configurations and explained the essen...
Setting Up RAID 10 or 1+0 (Nested) in Linux - Part 6
RAID 10 is a combine of RAID 0 and RAID 1 to form a RAID 10. To setup Raid 10, we need at least 4 number of disks. In our earlier articles, we've seen...
Growing an Existing RAID Array and Removing Failed Disks in Raid - Part 7
Every newbies will get confuse of the word array. Array is just a collection of disks. In other words, we can call array as a set or group. Just like ...
Creating RAID 5 (Striping with Distributed Parity) in Linux - Part 4
In RAID 5, data strips across multiple drives with distributed parity. The striping with distributed parity means it will split the parity information...
Setup RAID Level 6 (Striping with Double Distributed Parity) in Linux - Part 5
RAID 6 is upgraded version of RAID 5, where it has two distributed parity which provides fault tolerance even after two drives fails. Mission critical...
Setting up RAID 1 (Mirroring) using 'Two Disks' in Linux - Part 3
RAID Mirroring means an exact clone (or mirror) of the same data writing to two drives. A minimum two number of disks are more required in an array to...
Creating Software RAID0 (Stripe) on 'Two Devices' Using 'mdadm' Tool in Linux - Part 2
RAID is Redundant Array of Inexpensive disks, used for high availability and reliability in large scale environments, where data need to be protected ...
Introduction to RAID, Concepts of RAID and RAID Levels - Part 1
RAID is a Redundant Array of Inexpensive disks, but nowadays it is called Redundant Array of Independent drives. Earlier it is used to be very costly ...