Understand RAID

Practice Labs Module
Time
30 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate

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.

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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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