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The Cloud Advisory Council provides opportunities for its members to collaborate on various initiatives that showcase real-world multi-vendor product demonstrations, education and outreach, and more.


Why RAID is Wrong at Hyperscale

For quite some time, it’s been widely accepted that the best way to protect data on disks is with a redundant array of independent disks (RAID). RAID is a storage technology that distributes data across multiple disk drives. In the case of RAID, if a drive fails, it’s possible to recover data from the data on the remaining good drives using additional parity data - an extra bit of information calculated from the stored data that helps with recovery when lost.

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