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If you use RAID, you still need backups

I have not personally used any RAID systems.  The acronym RAID stands for Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks.  The basic idea is to put a bunch of PC disks into a configuration, where each bit of data is in more than one place (the redundancy), using a controller that allows you to treat the whole collection as a single disk.  This gives high disk capacity at modest prices.  And the redundancy is supposed to provide protection against disk failure. Read More…