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TerraMaster D5-300 RAID-5 USB Type-C Storage Introduced

TerraMaster D5-300 RAID-5 USB Type-C Storage Introduced

TerraMaster D5-300 RAID-5 USB Type-C Storage Introduced Cost-effective RAID storage for professionals in small office/home office (SOHO) setups TerraMaster, a professional brand that specializes in providing innovative storage products for home, businesses and enterprises, introduces the D5-300 5-bay RAID storage designed for professionals working in small office/home office (SOHO) setups. The D5-300 can support up …

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Using RAID-5 Means the Sky is Falling

In reality, most hard disks seldom see operating temperatures below the chill of a server room or beyond the warmth of rack space, and most disks will not commit an URE that crashes a RAID-5 rebuild. While it is agreed that better parity schemes exist, the exception is not the rule. My customer could have retained cold storage data to individual disks via removable drives, with no redundancy at all. In fact, most organizations already use a single removable disk or cloud container for their nightly backup routine. My customer choose a special backup appliance that fits three disks into a single cartridge, further protecting archived data and proving RAID-5 still has business applications.

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