RAID and Windows Home Server
Running RAID and Windows Home Server. I get the feeling we are going to be talking about this topic a lot in the coming months. Perhaps for the rest of this product’s life. I want to highlight some articles for you to get us started thinking about RAID and the upcoming release of Windows Home Server that will not include Drive Extender. Drive Extender, as we know it, was a mechanism that allowed WHS owners to insert a new hard drive and have it automatically added to your drive pool and overall storage. It won’t be quite that easy with RAID but it will be possible in one form or another. Stay tuned to the site and forums for even more RAID coverage.
UPDATED: Now featuring RAID on Windows Home Server 2011
Mike Faucher, aka PCDoc, of BYOB has released two articles to start us out.
There are another couple of articles that should get you started as well.
The Icy Dock article is especially interesting for those who want to mirror the OS drive. The Tranquil review is similar in subject.
Jim Collison has started a series on the Drobo that will be interesting to follow.
There is also no shortage of discussion in the forums on the topic. I’ll see you in the forums.