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Explaining RAID4 & RAID5

Posted March 26th, 2012 by

So after months of nothing, I finally come back to with website and I see 84 spam comments… I really should get some sort of spam filter, but I guess since nobody ever really comments much anyways (0 in total, I believe) I’ll just go ahead and delete all of the comments.

And now to the actual post…

Hard drives are a fragile device indeed; dropping them causes them to break, shaking them causes them to break, magnets can cause them to break and time can cause them to break. It’s interesting how these devices that we rely so heavily on with our data are actually constantly failing at random intervals.

So why do hard drives break, anyway?


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