Frequently Asked Questions
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|1 - Do all RAID
levels protect against data loss?
|2 - Can a RAID
storage system continue to operate, storing &
retrieving data, if one of its drives fails?
|3 - Which is the
better RAID level, RAID 5 or RAID 6?
|4 - How does the
performance of the eSATA host interface compare with
other I/O interfaces, such as USB2, SCSI, or Fibre
|5 - What is ePCI?
|6 - For the purposes
of selecting an appropriate interface card for a
computer, what are the main differences between PCI
Express, PCI-X, ePCI, and PCI cards?
|7 - Do the drives
that make up a RAID system have to be same?
|8 - If I’m using a
RAID system that protects my data, do I still need
to perform regular backups?
|9 - Does a RAID
storage system need to be turned off before
replacing a failed drive?
|10 - With all of the
virtues of RAID 5 and RAID 6 storage systems, when
would one ever employ RAID 1?