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dbarrow
12-20-2007, 10:10 AM
http://www.tomshardware.com/2007/11/27/raid_scaling_charts/

Redundant Arrays of Independent Drives (RAID) isn't a fancy technology, but it has become the backbone of all serious businesses today. According to a recent storage study by Fleishman-Hillard, 75% of the interviewed companies utilize RAID setups, followed by DAS and NAS solutions. RAID storage solutions require a controller, which is capable of utilizing several hard drives to create a single storage partition. While the main purpose is data safety together with increased capacity, RAID is also being used to accelerate storage subsystems, because storage has always been a critical bottleneck for all sorts of businesses. Hence we published our RAID Scaling Charts, which we now conclude with the third part. ...

*Keep for reference.
Another confusing issue with RAID ... stripe size
This explains some of this in detail.