Overview

Introduction

The Understand RAID module provides you with the instruction and server hardware to develop your hands on skills in the defined topics. This module includes the following exercises:

  • Managing Software RAID with Windows Server 2008 R2

Exercise 1 - Managing Software RAID with Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows has a built-in capability to set up a software RAID (Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks) that combines multiple disk drive components into a single logical unit for purpose of providing fault tolerance or enhance the performance of your storage subsystem. Based on the various formats used for storing data on the disk-groups, RAIDs can be of many types, the common ones supported by Windows are RAID-5, RAID-1, and RAID-0.

In this exercise, you will configure storage by implementing the RAID technique.

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