How it works…

RAID0 stripes disks together to appear as a single disk with a capacity equal to the sum of all the disks in the set. RAID0 provides excellent performance and capacity efficiency, but offers no data protection. If a disk fails in a RAID0 set, the data is lost and must be recovered from a backup or some other source. Since this level offers no redundancy, it is not a good choice for production or mission-critical storage.

The following diagram illustrates the disks in a RAID0 configuration:


RAID1 duplicates or mirrors data from one disk to another. A RAID1 set consists of two disks and data is written on both the disks, ...

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