The distributed parity can be used to compute successive reads in the event of a single drive failure, ensuring that no data is lost. At least three drives are necessary for RAID 5.
Which one of these is characteristic of RAID 5? (A) Dedicated parity (B) Double parity (C) Hamming code parity (D) Distributed parity.
The RAID 5 characteristic is distributed parity. It is made up of block-level striping, which is spread across discs.
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