IBM DRAID Explained and Best Practices

May 14th, 2018

IBM Distributed RAID (DRAID) improves RAID performance and availability compared to Traditional RAID (TRAID).

So why is this important? With today’s larger storage drives, minimizing rebuild time is critical, to avoid a double-drive failure and possible data loss.

Laura Tuller, Mainline System Engineer, explains:

  • DRAID5 and DRAID6
  • How to use DRAID in an installed TRAID environment
  • How to use DRAID in a new storage environment
  • Best practices