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What does RAID stand for?

RAID stands for Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks

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RAID Subsystems The crisis that results from a hard drive failure can be averted by the purchase of a redundant array of inexpensive disks (RAID) subsystem, which can remove a single failure point by spreading the risk of hard disk failure over multiple disks instead of one.
Simply plug in an iSCSI HBA (target mode) and fully populate it with disks (SCSI, ATA) or attach just a bunch of disks (JBOD) or redundant array of inexpensive disks (RAID) subsystems through an external SCSI/FC port.