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Re: [tlug] Hard Drive Failure (Was: Help! Total hardware failure)

On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 16:31, Curt Sampson <> wrote:
> I don't use RAID to protect my data; I only
> use it on systems which I would like to keep running in the event of a
> hard drive failure. I protect my data with careful backups.

I agree, RAID can keep your server online during a disk failure and
whilst you rebuild the array which is a core feature for me. Another
"core" reason for RAID can be to increase read/write throughput.
Actually these two reasons are pretty much it for me.

RAID does not equal data backup...

Regards, Keith

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