Just Say No to 0

As prices on SSD (Solid State Disk) storage come down, we’re seeing a disturbing trend popping up. To counteract the low storage capacity of cheap SSDs, some buyers are buying a handful and linking them together into a RAID 0 array. In and of itself, there’s nothing inherently wrong with this approach—it not necessarily cost-effective … Continue Reading

RAID is Not a Backup

With the release of dpBestflow, we’ve seen a resurgence in questions about RAID. If there’s only one thing to know about RAID, it’s this: RAID is not a backup. RAID is not a backup strategy and does not replace a backup strategy. RAID’s single purpose on this earth is to mitigate the effects of hardware … Continue Reading