What is a disk array?

Answer A disk array combines many hard drives together, using them as one drive. Computer disk arrays are known by the acronym RAID, or "Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks." RAID arrays are used for "mi... Read More »

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What is Disk Array?

A disk array is a type of storage system that consists of multiple hard disk drives. They are typically used to prevent data loss from drive failures.Data ProtectionMany disk arrays support hot-swa... Read More »

What is a hot spare in a disk array?

A hot spare in a disk array is an extra drive kept powered on and connected to the array. In the event that a disk in the array fails, it can automatically switch over to the hot spare to begin re... Read More »

How to Convert a Linux RAID 0 Disk Array to a RAID 1?

If for some reason, you've decided to move away from RAID0 in favor of RAID1, the following HOWTO is based on my experience making the switch.

My USB removable disk is, for unknown reason showing the message "Disk is write-protected"....?

There are many sites out there that talk about this problem and ways to fix it. This is just one example:…I've seen people state that removing the USB driv... Read More »