Why RAID 5 Stops Working

I was tasked a while ago with rebuilding our home made NAS server.  Given my options, I went with a RAID-6 config.  Why?  Here’s why:

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/storage/why-raid-5-stops-working-in-2009/162

RAID 6 is the way to go these days.  Minimum.  And thankfully we did, as one of the hard drives went bad within a month.

 

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