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RAID

RAID 5: How does it work?

Updated 23/09/2021 A few years ago, we published an article ‘How does RAID 5 work? The shortest and easiest explanation ever’. We have to admit that this article enjoyed great ...

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RAID 2, RAID 3, RAID 4

RAID 2, RAID 3, RAID 4 – What It Is, How It Works? The History Lesson

Updated on 20/09/2021 After RAID 0 and RAID 1 (with RAID 1+0 and RAID 0+1) it is time for RAID 2, 3 and 4. Here we present a short description ...

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RAID 3

What are RAID 1, RAID 1+0 and RAID 0+1

Updated 23/09/2021 This is the second article from our RAID series. We hope it shows what RAID is, its idea, and how it works in the easiest possible way.  We ...

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SSD Performance Test- Blog 2018

Basics of SSD Performance Tests [3]: Test, filter, precondition

Make your SSD Performance tests easy as one-two-three. Talking about numbers – read the third part of our SSD series! In this article we’re raising the issue of testing the ...

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SSD Performance Test- Blog 2018

Basics of SSD Performance Tests [2]: Garbage collection

Read the second part of our series of articles on the topic of SSD testing. Some time ago we’ve been discussing flash memory in general. You can read the first ...

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SSD Performance Test- Blog 2018

Basics of SSD Performance Tests [1]: Recap on flash memory

Today we’re starting a series of articles that will explain the principles of SSD performance testing and how to interpret the results of such tests. Information gathered in those articles ...

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Open-E JovianDSS Certified System

Recent Open-E JovianDSS Storage Server Certifications

Lately Open-E’s QA Team was testing and certifying new storage servers by our Partners. Open-E JovianDSS Certified Storage Servers that are tested, benchmarked and certified by Open-E ensure robust storage ...

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Short Story about IO-Errors

Hardware failure is not an exception, it is a normal process. I guess most of you would agree with this statement. The real case we have experienced a few weeks ...

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SSD: Marketing Versus Reality

We can read many articles about the pros and cons of Solid State Drives. We may also hear opinions about them – from supporters and opponents of this technology… and ...

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RAID 5, RAID 6

RAID 5? RAID 6? Or other altErnativEE?

Here we are with the next part of our RAID series. This time the article will concern RAID 5, RAID 6 and two alternatives – RAID 5E and 5EE. Take ...

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