Advanced Drive Controllers including SAS/SATA RAID

Learning all about the joys of drive controllers: SAS/SATA RAID

Serial ATA (SATA) is a computer bus technology primarily designed for transfer of data to and from hard disks. SATA was designed as a successor to the legacy Advanced Technology Attachment standard (ATA).

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RAID or Redundant Array of Independent Drives (or Disks), also known as Redundant Array of Inexpensive Drives (or Disks) (RAID) is an umbrella term for data storage schemes that divide and/or replicate data among multiple hard drives.

Or more simply: RAID combines multiple hard disks into a single logical unit.

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