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Reconfigure from Raid0 to Raid1, is it possible?

currently I have Fujitsu tx140 s1p servers, one Tower and one Rack. They are both running with the same hardware, configures the same way, so I'll just ask one Q for both. They have an motherboard ...
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installing microsoft server 2008 on RAID drive

Using RAID 1 on a HP G165 G5 server and trying to install windows server 2008, however right at the install screen the windows installation wont find any hard drives. Ive tried installing HP 4/8 ...
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Windows Software Raid 0 over hardware raid 1 does this equal a hybrid 1+0?

I've got a server running windows 2008R2. The hardware controller can only do Raid 1 or 0 and it's hotswappable. I have 4 drives (hot swappable hardware), each pair is mirrored (raid 1). I'd like to ...
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Which hardware RAID 5+ cards have a true separation between Host CPU and controller CPU ops?

For example, Windows talks with the 3Ware card as if it were a hard drive, and the 3Ware card takes care of writing content to the raid as an asynchronous process. This frees up the CPU from disk ...
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Raid Reconfiguration

We have a Hp DL 380 G6 server. we added extra hard drives and configured them using raid 5. we restarted the server and now we cannot see the drives with the os and the server will not load. Is there ...
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re: 3ware raid 10 (4drive) suggested stripe size suggestions?

looked around on the site but nothing really concrete on my question. i will have about 120GB of data total, files are made up of 5MB files, excel, word and about 25 .pst files that are about 1.2GB ...
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Dell SAS 6/iR WMI classes

FIrst off Im not very familiar with WMI at all, but what Im trying to accomplish is pulling the raid status out off some wmi class for a SAS 6/iR. I figured as much as installing the Megaraid Storage ...
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Software vs. Hardware RAID1 (Mirror)

How does the Software Mirror in Windows Server systems compare to an affordable hardware/BIOS RAID? I've had some rather bad experiences with onboard hardware RAID controllers, so I would want to ...