Subject RE: [firebird-support] Re: Raid 0 or not ?
Author Leyne, Sean

> Reading all the posts for this topic regarding data security with RAID,
> I can conclude I'm the unluckiest person from this list: on a RAID 5
> with 3 HDD online and one as a hotspare what do you do when the RAID
> controller stops working?....replace it with a similar one?..not
> possible due to the unique internal checksum

Not true for all controllers!

Adaptec controllers (modern ones) have the ability to move a RAID group between 2 controllers/systems.

You just need to choose hardware "wisely" based on features not price.