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1 - Do all RAID levels protect against data loss?
2 - Can a RAID storage system continue to operate, storing & retrieving data, if one of its drives fails?
3 - Which is the better RAID level, RAID 5 or RAID 6?
4 - How does the performance of the eSATA host interface compare with other I/O interfaces, such as USB2, SCSI, or Fibre Channel?
5 - What is ePCI?
6 - For the purposes of selecting an appropriate interface card for a computer, what are the main differences between PCI Express, PCI-X, ePCI, and PCI cards?
7 - Do the drives that make up a RAID system have to be same?
8 - If I’m using a RAID system that protects my data, do I still need to perform regular backups?
9 - Does a RAID storage system need to be turned off before replacing a failed drive?
10 - With all of the virtues of RAID 5 and RAID 6 storage systems, when would one ever employ RAID 1?