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RAID controller

A disk controller card that supports one or more RAID configurations. Originally only for SCSI drives, RAID controllers became very popular for PATA and SATA drives. See RAID.


Four Port RAID Conroller
This RAID controller from Promise supports four Serial ATA drives in a RAID 0, 1, 5 or 10 configuration. If one drive is set up as a hot spare, it uses the on-board memory to automatically rebuild the data on it if one of the other drives fails. (Image courtesy of Promise Technology, Inc., www.promise.com)
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Today the world's biggest OEMs and resellers look to Promise for ongoing innovations in SATA RAID design as the company continues to lead with the most powerful and economical alternatives to traditional RAID controllers and systems.
While a RAID controller supports only hot swapping, this feature requires hot-swappable drives to work.
Visitors will see demonstrations based on AMCC's flagship hardware RAID controller, the 3ware 9650SE, in booth #438.
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0, the 3ware Sidecar is comprised of a sleek 4-bay, external SATA desktop enclosure; a two-meter external SATA Multi-lane(TM) cable; a 3ware PCI Express to SATA II RAID controller and RAID management software.
By placing so much of the RAID controller function in silicon, the RAID controller becomes segmented.
Our performance demonstration will give LinuxWorld attendees a good idea as to what they can expect when we release our next generation 3ware SATA II RAID controller," said Scott Cleland, director of marketing, AMCC Storage.
In modular RAID servers, the RAID controller in its entirety is replicated for high availability.
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CTR: What is the role of RAID controllers in SAN implementations?
Their optical RAID controller utilizes multiple optical devices for high performance, reliability, and capacity.