Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Jan 2010 16:57 UTC, submitted by wanker90210
Hardware, Embedded Systems ACM's latest journal had an interesting article about RAID which suggested it might be time for triple parity raid. "How much longer will current RAID techniques persevere? The RAID levels were codified in the late 1980s; double-parity RAID, known as RAID-6, is the current standard for high-availability, space-efficient storage. The incredible growth of hard-drive capacities, however, could impose serious limitations on the reliability even of RAID-6 systems. Recent trends in hard drives show that triple-parity RAID must soon become pervasive."
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by Laurence on Tue 19th Jan 2010 18:26 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: RAID Z"
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One cannot ignore the fact that unlike a theoretical hardware RAID7 controller, ZFS/OpenSolaris combo is not suited for everybody - far from it.

But nobody said ZFS was suited for everybody!!
We've already covered this so stop misquoting people.

Oh and a hardware RAID7 controller isn't suited for everyone either.

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