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Data A&E - RAID 3 Explained


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RAID 3

Provides redundancy by writing all data to three or more drives. This RAID 3 disk array provides excellent storage for video imaging, streaming, publishing applications or any system that requires large file block transfers.

Advantages

  • - Single dedicated parity disk
  • - High read & write data rate
  • - 4 drives minimum
  • - No performance degradation if drive fails

Disadvantages

  • - Inefficient with small file transfer

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