Tech QOTD – Topic: RAID (A+)

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Examine the figure (click to enlarge).

These two drives will be installed into the network-attached storage (NAS) box shown.

Question: What type of fault tolerant RAID will we most likely be using?

(See the answer and video response below.)

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Answer

RAID 1 – Mirroring – is the best answer here. RAID 1 and RAID 0 (striping) can both use two drives, but RAID 0 is not fault tolerant. See the video solution for more.

Video Solution


Answer at 0:56