Originally posted by hefemeister
a raid 0 stripped array will appear to be 1 drive with twice the size of the origionals (36gb + 36gb=72gb) with no redundancy. a raid 1 mirrored array will appear to be 1 drive with the same size as the origionals (36gb + 36gb = 36gb) each drive contains the same information and either one can fail without loosing info. a raid 0 array will indeed look like spanned disk I think you got your terms mixed up.
Hrm...from the link above your post:
"Striped volumes store data in stripes across two or more physical disks. Data in a striped volume is allocated evenly and across (in stripes) the disks of the striped volume. Storing files in this manner increases the write/read speed to and from your disks."
Allocated evenly across the disks. I'm reading that as your mirrored array example.
Some time ago I had two other scsi drives that I was able to make into the Striped array and it indeed doubled the performance of the drives but was the size of the smaller of the two. Now, about a week later, I can't seem to do the same thing with these drives.
oops..saved it twice. Anyway, there's a 4 meg/sec difference between striped and simple.