September 22, 2006 archive

For the last time – Raid-S does not mean “STRIPED”

RAID-S isn’t striped.  If it were it would be Raid-5. EMC utilized Raid-S as a stop-gap to the fact that they didn’t offer Raid5. (the constant XOR computations slowed down performance – until the faster DMX line came up which now allows for both 3+1 and 7+1 raid5. Raid-S takes three volumesand computes a parity …

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