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Why don't these raid levels exists?

I've been looking at my raid setups and I am beginning to really hate raid 1. During a drive failure, you don't know if the data on the other drive is correct or not. And what if one drive reads 1 ...
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SQL Server Patching a Mirror configuration

We're planing to have two SQL servers updated by synchronous database mirroring. This will include a third environment configured as a witness server. For standard windows patching - what order ...
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DPM server and mirrored SQL-server cluster

I want to use Data Protection Manager 2007 to backup two servers with SQL-server that have several mirrored databases. On ...
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SQL Server 2005 Mirrored DB Recovery

Scenario: We want to use SQL Server 2005 Standard's version of DB mirroring along with a witness server in an Active Directory domain environment. The database is fed from a 3rd party app server that ...
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improving rsync backup performance

What are the best techniques to improve rsync over ssh mirroring between unix boxes, assuming that one system will always have the master copy and the other system will always have a recent copy (less ...
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Maintenance plan for SQL Server Database Mirroring

We're using SQL Server database mirroring and we're trying to create a db maintenance plan to backup the database. The problem is that when the server is not the primary database the plan fails. I was ...
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Mirroring Drives

I'd like to mirror a drive between two windows servers for fail over/disaster recovery. I assume there is a software package for this. What do you use?