JBOD RAID question

Discussion in 'Windows Server Systems' started by Heeter, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    Hi all,

    If I was to lose a drive in a 4 drive, JBOD RAID setup, would the other 3 drives still retain the data on them?

    Or would the JBOD collapse entirely like a RAID0 and lose all data?


    Thanks

    Heeter
     
  2. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    Standard RAID levels - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    That answer your question?
     
  3. Johnny

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    No, you would lose all data. JBOD stands for "Just a Bunch Of Drives". With it you don't need to have the sizes equal, and it has no fault tolerance. Also, JBOD isn't really considered raid.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JBOD
     
  4. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    That answers it,

    Thanks guys,

    Just double checking.

    BTW, thanks for the wikipedia links too.


    Heeter
     
  5. dennylutz80

    dennylutz80 OSNN One Post Wonder

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    This is a old topic. With SSD these days you don't really need to use RAID for performance..maybe for data protection
     
  6. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    Huh?

    Did you check which section I posted this thread on? Server section. This is a Server question, not a standalone computer question.

    I posted this under three weeks ago. Old would be you answering this two years from now.......


    Heeter
     
  7. Johnny

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    What he meant was that with SSD being around, this is a old topic. Personally, I think that is bull ****; especially when people aren't going to shelling out 500.00 for a 20 gig ssd drive
     
  8. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    Hey thanks Johnny. misread what he said then.

    Also, your right about that.

    Thanks

    Heeter
     
  9. LordOfLA

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    I just plain don't think anyone should bother with SSD's in the first place. The only place I've seen them be any use is in situations where you have a database server that needs insanely fast read/write times such as is the case with EvE Online or Facebook for instance. Then you are looking at SSD's that don't cost less than $10k US each.