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Why a Hot Spare Disk is a Bad Idea or

The Problematic Aspects of Using a Hot Spare Disk


As the theory says, a hot spare disk in a RAID array is an excellent solution in the event of disk failure. But based on our long-term experience with hot spare disks, we cannot agree with this statement.



Update is Ready


Previously, we wrote an article explaining why a hot spare disk is not the best choice for data storage setups. As a result, it raised intense discussions. This time, we decided to look into this topic again and make some updates.


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