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Best Practices for RAID Backup

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Thanks for taking the time to answer my question.

To put it simply, I am looking for advice on the best practices for setting up a RAID 5 for a backup server. We would have 8 drives of 1TB each. I would like it to run solid with no downtime.

Some things specifically I would like opinions on are:

1. RAID 5 setup - best practices to ensure a solid RAID

2. Hardware to use - reliable brands/drives/RAID controllers etc.

3. Any advice on maintenance, as well as future proofing the backup server

Again, thank you for your help.
Irwin W.
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