Some companies are under the illusion that adding a hot spare
will protect their data if a hard disk fails.
New features added with firmware version 2.0 include support for Macintosh clients, global hot spares
, Gigabit Ethernet, file level security for NFS environments, VERITAS Backup Exec(tm) agent and support for basic tape drive autoloaders.
It allows companies to deploy data protection solutions with greater security, reliability, capacity and affordability than conventional RAID, hybrid and "hot spare
If the configuration includes a hot spare
disk drive, this activity can take place without the user even noticing.
The system offers hot-swappable drives; RAID levels 0, 1, 5 and 5 plus hot spare
; gigabit LAN, dual Ethernet; and multiple RAID volume support.
The RAIDIX functionality includes hot spare
pools, flexible support for SAN (Fibre Channel, InfiniBand, iSCSI, 12G SAS) и NAS (NFS, SMB, AFP, FTP) interfaces, compatibility with Аррlе, AJA, and Blackmagic Design equipment, Хsan, metaSAN, StorNext, FalconStor environments, as well as professional editing applications (Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Avid, Smoke, DaVinci Resolve, SGO Mistika, etc.).
Hardware redundancy, failover to hot spare
storage modules, pathing, RAID, and replication are all options offered by SAN solutions.
most hard-drive failures), hot spare
(an extra disk taking over for a failed disk) and hot swap (the ability to take out and replace that same disk without shutting down operations).