New Article: Introducing Parity Declustering RAID

My latest article is now available on the ADMIN Magazine website (and issue 72 of ADMIN Magazine) and is called “Introducing Parity Declustering RAID.” ADMIN Magazine is owned by Linux News Media, owners of Linux Magazine.

Fault tolerance has been at the forefront of data protection since the dawn of computing. To this day, admins continue to struggle with efficient and reliable methods to maintain the consistency of stored data, either locally or remotely on a server (or cloud storage pool) and keep searching for the best way to recover from a failure, regardless of how disastrous that failure might be.

Some of the methods still being used today are considered ancient by today’s standards. Why replace something that continues to work?