Understanding Mirroring and Backup Disaster Recovery strategies

Internap facilitates and encourages customers to select the appropriate backup solution for their needs. Several complimentary technologies are available such as local mirroring and Idera/R1Soft. Here are three forms of redundancy: 1) Hardware redundancy (e.g. RAID) Hardware redundancy, such as RAID is an efficient and economical configuration and is useful when a hard drive fails or […]

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Selecting appropriate RAID

Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) is useful in the case of damaged or failed hard disks. Though there are many different types of RAID, it is typically used to ‘mirror’ hard drives. If one hard drive fails, the server will automatically switch to the remaining drive, until the failed hard disk can be replaced. […]

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