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Striping - definitions

Striping - A RAID technique which breaks up blocks of data into parallel "stripes" which are stored on different disks in order to enhance performance.

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Striping is the automated process of writing data across multiple drives simultaneously. Striping is used to increase the performance of disk reads. Parallel reading of data from multiple disks can have a significant positive impact on performance because the physical disk drive is most often the performance bottleneck.

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