RAID (Redundant Array of Individual Disks) 10 is useful for both speed and redundancy

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Minimum number of hard drives needed for RAID 10?

I would like to build a home file server running Windows Server 2012, with WD Red hard drives configured in RAID 10. What is the least number of these hard drives I need to purchase to be able to ...
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Alternative to RAID 10

With 6 drives in RAID 10 one will get 3 drives effective storage and 3 redundant drives, so in a best case scenario up to 3 drives can fail without loosing any data. But in a worst case scenario (now ...
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RAID10 Recovery

I had a RAID10 array fail a few nights ago, I have to admit that I am fairly lost on all of this. I have googled this extensively and I don't understand what is going on. If anyone here can provide ...
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How to fit 12 drives onto a server motherboard

I am thinking of building a cheap home server and found a server chassis which holds 12 SATA drives. I'm looking at this motherboard, but I am having a hard time understanding how to fit 12 drives ...
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I have built Dual Xeon with 4 512 GB SSD - Raid 10, keeps getting degraded

I am building a huge pc and I have built raid setups before, but not with SSD , or 192 GB of ram. Now that I have built this - I created a raid 10, install win7 ultimate 64 on it with no problem, but ...
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Need to find which drives are mirrored within RAID-10 array

I have a home media server running on openSUSE 12.2. I'm using eight 2TB drives in a RAID-10 configuration. I deliberately bought two different types of drives: four Seagate Barracuda Green and four ...
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Linux raid10 on btrfs

I've read that BTRFS requires at least 4 disks (https://btrfs.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Using_Btrfs_with_Multiple_Devices). Indeed, Linux mdadm raid10 requires only 2 disks ...
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How to grow an EBS mdadm raid 10 array?

Is it possible to grow a RAID 10 array? Can I take it offline and grow it? Or do I have to make an entirely new array, and copy all the data onto it?
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How to move a windows machine properly from RAID 1 to raid 10?

Goal I would like to add two more hard drives to my current RAID 1 setup and create a RAID 0 setup on top of the two RAID 1 setups (which I believe is referred to as "RAID 10"). Components Involved ...
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What are the theoretical performance differences between a single disk and a RAID-10 array?

Not taking hardware RAID cards into account, what kind of theoretical performance improvements should I see when using 4 disks in a RAID-10 array vs 1 disk by itself? For example, on RAID-0, I would ...
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Fault tolerant RAID6 / RAID10 design for home server - not performance critical

I want to balance disk space against fault tolerance. I would like fault tolerance to be able to handle multiple disk failures (as I may not be able to afford replacements disks or have the time for ...
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RAID on Solid State Drives

Are there any notable differences, other than (awesome) performance, when running RAID arrays made up of solid state drives? I'm considering one of the two: 4 x 256GB SSD in RAID-10 (total usable ...
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RAID 0 + 1 with 3HDD 2x1TB + 1x2TB

Is it possible to make RAID 0 + 1 with 3 Hard Drives I have currently setup raid 0 with 2x~1TB HDD (1.8TB approx) Now i got 2TB HDD (1.9TB approx) which i want to be as a mirror drive. Is is ...
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Adding drives to a RAID 10 Array

How would I grow a RAID10 array using mdadm? Obviously I would need to add 2 drives at a time, or would it have to be 4 drives? I have a feeling its just a bad idea. Or would be just wiser to just ...
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Which is the better MacPro to get — hardware RAID of SATA or good 256GB SATA SSD?

Looking to build a MacPro. Reliability question aside, what's a good option? I feel that if I purchased the RAID option, it should be in the RAID10 configuration -- spinning media needs the ...