Redundant array of independent/inexpensive disks; a technology which utilizes multiple disks to provide increased reliability, performance, and/or redundancy. Can be implemented either in software or with a hardware controller.

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Are RAID 5 systems suitable for larger disk sizes? [closed]

Why is it generally considered that RAID 5 systems are not suitable for larger disk sizes? Is the same true for RAID 6? Reference: http://www.zdnet.com/article/why-raid-5-stops-working-in-2009/