What is the difference between basic disks? Dynamic Disks? and volumes?

What is the difference between basic disks? Dynamic Disks? and volumes?
satheesh kumarAsked:
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rindiConnect With a Mentor Commented:
In windows Dynamic disks are used so you can create Software RAID. With basic disks you can't do that. Volumes are the partitions you create with the file-system on it, so you can access this via your OS.
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John HurstConnect With a Mentor Business Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Basic disks are independent from any other disk (excluding RAID) and can be moved to another computer and opened.
Dynamic disks are dependent on another disk to be used and cannot readily be moved to another computer and opened (at least that was true for me the last time I had a dynamic disk).  I do not see dynamic disks any more.

Volumes are storage areas on a disk (like a partition).
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ste5anConnect With a Mentor Senior DeveloperCommented:
A volume is the logical container, which is used to host the file system. A volumn can be a raw disk, a partition. It can also span multiple disks or multiple partitions.
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satheesh kumarAuthor Commented:
Thanks all
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