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CS501 – Advance Computer Architecture

Graded Discussion Board

Dear Student,

Graded Discussion Board (GDB) has been posted on your Course LMS (GDB Section). GDB will be opened on 16th of August 2021 and will be remained opened for next 48 Hours (16th of August 2021 – 17th of August 2021).


Graded Discussion Board Topic


Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) is a storage technology that binds the different hard drives in a single logical volume. Hard drives are connected to the same system, and different RAID levels determine that specific RAID use case. RAID also plays a key role in fault tolerance and data loss prevention when a drive fails.

An organization is planning to deploy RAID for all the servers in the Demilitarized Zone of their firewalls. RAID must be able to handle 1 or 2 drive failures at the same time. Following are the possible options to fulfill the organization''''s need, according to cost-effectiveness and deployment perspective which will be more suitable? 

  •        RAID 6
  •        RAID 60


Your answer should cover the following points:

  • Which RAID is suitable and why?
  • Minimum & Maximum drive that can be used for this level? 
  • How will it handle 2 drive failures?

Important instructions for GDB submission:

  • You must provide a precise and to the point answer.
    · Your answer should be no more than 5 to 6 lines so avoid irrelevant details.
    ·         Post your answer on the Graded Discussion Board (GDB), not on the Moderated Discussion Board (MDB).
    ·         GDB will only be open for 48 hours, no more time or grace day will be provided.
    ·         GDB will not be accepted via email after the due date.
    ·         Any answers copied from the internet or other students will get zero marks.

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