RAID 5 was great, until high-capacity HDDs came into play, but SSDs restored its former glory.

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Wed Oct 07, 2015 1:05 pm

"Technology often becomes obsolete these days, but sometimes a single change in it revives the principle and makes it relevant again.
As HDD capacity grew, some parameters, such as seek speed, had mechanical limits and couldn’t follow. This created a few issues, which almost rendered RAID 5 useless."

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Hope you'll find it usable :)
Anton Kolomyeytsev

Chief Technology Officer & Chief Architect, StarWind Software

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