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Data A&E - RAID 0 Explained


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RAID 0

- Offers no redundancy or fault tolerance and therefore is not truly a RAID. In level 0, data is striped across drives, resulting in higher data throughput. Since no redundant information is stored, performance is generally good, but the failure of any disk in the array results in data loss. This level is commonly referred to as striping.

Advantages

  • - No parity generated
  • - Implementation is easy
  • - Uses the full disk
  • - It is cost effective

Disadvantages

  • - Not really a RAID
  • - No redundancy
  • - Data lost if drive fails

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