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From what I understand RAID 0 doesn't actually meet the standard of "RAID" but it is called that for simplicity reasons.. At least thats what we were taught in school in the Army. It is actually closer to JBOD.
AFAIK, JBOD kinda just slaps the drives together and gives you one unified place to put all the data in sequence, whereas RAID 0 makes sure each drive gets written the same amount of data at a time (thereby making it crazy fast).
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I'm sure someone is going to give you a "Let me google that for you" link.
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Originally Posted by hokeyplyr48 View Post
redundant array of interconnected disks. there's different levels

checkit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAID

raid 0 is for speed = each HD writes half the data

raid 1 is for backup = each HD has a copy of the file
it stands for Redundant Array of Independent Disks. =)
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From what I understand RAID 0 doesn't actually meet the standard of "RAID" but it is called that for simplicity reasons.. At least thats what we were taught in school in the Army. It is actually closer to JBOD.
Correct RAID 0 is not redundant. One drive fails and you loose the array.

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sleepergsr[/URL]]it stands for Redundant Array of Independent Disks. =)
Originally it stood for Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks. Not so true with some nice SCSI disks or Raptors. Or In today's world how about an array of 4 SSDs.

One of the few Acronyms that changed often in the computer world.
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