Configure a RAID with Disk Utility in Leopard


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Configuring a RAID with Disk Utility

Disk Utility includes Mac OS X's tools for working with multiple drives so that they appear to the Mac to be a single unit. This is called RAID or Redundant Array of Independent or Inexpensive Disks. The Mac supports two kinds of RAID plus a kind of sort of RAID type. The 2 official RAID types are mirrored RAID, this is a type 1 RAID, and striped RAID, a type 0 RAID. This kind of sort of thing is called a Concatenated Disk Set and it is known informally as JBOD or Just a Bunch Of Disks and no, I am not kidding, that's really what the acronym stands for and they work this way.

A mirrored RAID set writes your data to 2 or more disks, each drive contains the exact same data. If one drive dies or is pulled from the RAID, another will take its place. You would use a mirrored RAID, it is kind of the ultimate backup. For example, if you are running a server from your Mac and you can't afford for it to go down for a second because of the drive giving up the ghost, this is the way to go. Note t...

Configuring a RAID with Disk Utility
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Configuring a RAID with Disk Utility provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard Beyond the Basics

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