[ardour-users] Ardour DAW - Hardware advice please..

Doug McLain nostar at comcast.net
Wed Dec 15 10:51:04 PST 2004

> RAID 0 for instance is the opposite, it uses striping, and is strictly 
> used for performance and space.  In this scenario there is no redundancy 
> at all, and the avialable space become s * N.  Performance is increased 
> by doing parrellel xfers to the drives.  Not only is there no 
> redundancy, RAID 1 is actually less safe for data storage then a single 
> drive, since if 1 drive fails all the data is lost.  Obviously, the more 
> drives in a RAID 1 array, the higher the chances for loss of data.

Correction, the 2 instances of RAID 1 in this paragraph should read RAID 0


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