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Computer Evidence: Collection and Preservation, Second Edition by Christopher L. T. Brown

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Summary

  • 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. ...

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