[windows2000] Re: Windows software raid0

  • From: "Beckett, William \(Bill\)" <bill.beckett@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2006 09:38:32 -0400

Agreed 

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Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2006 9:35 AM
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Subject: [windows2000] Re: Windows software raid0

Beckett, William (Bill) <> wrote on Wednesday, September 20, 2006 2:59 PM:

That depends on what meaning you put in a "stripe set". A striped set may be 
both fault tolerant (raid5 isn't it?) or not (raid0), both are still striped 
sets and thus raids. I think we're splitting hairs, into very small fragments, 
raid hair fragments. ;-)


> All perspective. My lean would be towards Angus' interpretation. My 
> take was redundancy was ~ equivalent to fault tolerant. Obviously a 
> stripe set is not so it is odd that this would be termed "RAID".
>
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> Angus Macdonald <> wrote on Wednesday, September 20, 2006 10:45 AM:
>
> It's probably becuase you use a *striped* set of disks in an array. 
> Raid0 is IMO a "real" raid which focuses on performance rather than 
> security (which is probably more common). Blame IETF or IEEC or some 
> such. ;-)
>
>
>> I've often wondered why RAID-0 is classed as RAID at all. Doesn't the 
>> R stand for "redundant"? Surely there is no redundancy in RAID-0.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Sorin Srbu [mailto:sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>> Sent: 20 September 2006 07:43
>> To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [windows2000] Re: Windows software raid0
>>
>>
>> Weston, Eric A CTR USAF NASIC/SCNA <> wrote on Tuesday, September 19, 
>> 2006
>> 6:18 PM:
>>
>> Clear and to the point. Thx.
>>
>>
>>> A spanned volume is created from free disk space that is linked 
>>> together from multiple disks. You can extend a spanned volume onto a 
>>> maximum of 32 disks. A spanned volume cannot be mirrored and is not 
>>> fault-tolerant.
>>>
>>> A striped volume is a volume whose data is interleaved across two or 
>>> more physical disks. The data on this type of volume is allocated 
>>> alternately and evenly to each of the physical disks. A striped 
>>> volume cannot be mirrored or extended and is not fault-tolerant.
>>> Striping is also known as RAID-0.
>>>
>>>
>>> You can add a drive to a spanned volume, but not a RAID-0
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
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>>> [mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Sorin Srbu
>>> Sent: Tuesday, September 19, 2006 10:23 AM
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>>>
>>> David <> wrote on Tuesday, September 19, 2006 4:19 PM:
>>>
>>> I don't get you. First you say it's possible, and then not? Which is it??
>>>
>>> TIA.
>>>
>>>> Sorin Srbu escribió:
>>>>> Really? For sure? I just plug it in and add the new drive to the 
>>>>> array using the disk managment mmc?
>>>>>
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>>>>>       Raid0 mean " No RAID" then you can add disks without issues
>>>>>       Please be sure that you don´t have RAID 0+1
>>>>>
>>>>>       Regards
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>>>>>       I've never seen Software RAID expand without a rebuild, IME.
>>>>>
>>>>>       Good Disaster recovery Test I guess...
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>       Glenn Sullivan, MCSE+I MCDBA
>>>>>       David Clark Company Inc.
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>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>       Hi all,
>>>>>
>>>>>       Suppose I have a 2x disk software raid0-array on a
>>>>>       win2k3-computer. Would it be possible to add a third disk to the
>>>>>       already existent raid0-array w/o losing any data? Or is a 
>>>>> rebuild necessary?
>>>>>
>>>>>       TIA.
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>> no, you must rebuild the partition.
>>>> imposible without rebuilding data......
>>>
>>
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