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RAID Expansion in Transparent RAID

Pre-requisite Creating a Log RAID Configuration Online Expansion vs Offline Expansion The Transparent RAID platform is extremely powerful in that almost all operations can be executed while the array is either online or offline. An array can be expanded while the array is live and being accessed by other applications. Doing things while the array  Full Article…

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RAID Contraction in Transparent RAID

Pre-requisite Creating a Log RAID Configuration Online Contraction vs Offline Contraction The Transparent RAID platform is extremely powerful in that almost all operations can be executed while the array is either online or offline. However, RAID Contraction is the exception and can only be executed in Offline mode. Contracting an array (removing an existing data  Full Article…

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Storage Acceleration

Storage Accelerators: Landing Disk & SSD Caching Overview Storage accelerators are the final pieces to the performance options under Transparent RAID. These performance boosting features were the most obvious features to implement. However, we chose to implement them last and for good reason. It was really important to us to design the core Transparent RAID  Full Article…

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Tip: Error formatting tRAID disk

If you are having issues formatting the presented tRAID disks, it is likely because you have either TCQ or SWO enabled. These RAID optimizations must be disabled before formatting tRAID disks. So, stop the array, disable both TCQ and SWO, and restart the array. You should then be able to format the desired tRAID disk  Full Article…

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