First published in ScientificComputing.com on June 8, 2015
Is RAID dead or alive? Are erasure codes replacing RAID for data protection?
We present these questions, because some storage vendors promote RAID, while others promote erasure codes. Looking at how vendors are marketing data protection in their products, it almost appears that there is a battle between RAID and erasure code technology and that everyone will agree on a winner at some point.
The truth is that these are...