Imagine all of your company's data on 14 hard drives, 12 for actual storage and one for parity and the Mythical Hot Spare
One global hot spare
(standby drive on which data can be rebuilt if a drive fails)
Specifically, it offers full support for JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and Hot Spare
to be set up simultaneously.
The Snap Server's RAID 5 implementation can be configured to use all four drives, or three drives, plus a hot spare
Boasting 512 megabytes of high-speed cache and a high-speed IBM RISC processor for high throughputs across up to 12 hard drive mechanisms, it supports large drives, currently up to 250GB, to provide up to 3 TeraBytes of storage, and RAID Levels 0, 1, 3, 5, 0+ 1 and 3 and 5 with hot spares
Featuring advanced fault-tolerant features that include hot swap, hot spares
, online capacity expansion, battery back-up, and optimized disk utilization for SAS drives, SATA II drives, or any combination of the two, the ATTO ExpressSAS R348 and R380 adapters deliver an intelligent and robust low-profile RAID solution.