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Crowd-sourcing interpretation of IBM RAID 5 extension paper

Chris Mellor 1

Posted for Grant from US Army

Very simple answer concerning the RAID 5 paper -

The math is just to validate the findings and is immaterial to his basic premise, which is that by adding additional parity bits to a RAID 5 array, the fault tolerance of RAID 5 exceeds RAID 6, and at a much reduced cost.

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Chris comment: Wow; I wish the abstract had said that!

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