An audio CD-ROM collection consisting of 200 CDs can require up to 50 gigabytes (GB) of storage when compressed on disk.
A zettabyte is equal to 1,024EB.
A pickup truck or minivan full of paper could require only 1GB of storage space.
RAID refers to Redundant Array of Independent Disks, and sometimes Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks.
RAID is normally implemented directly by a specialized RAID disk controller card or in a software approach controlled by network operating systems such as Windows and Linux.
Levels 0, 1, and 5 are the most commonly implemented levels of RAID.
In a storage area network (SAN) the computer-to-storage relationship loses the appearance of being one-to-one; logically, however, there is still a one-to-one relationship. ...