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Using a Redundant Disk Array

A redundant array of independent disks, or RAID, can provide large amounts of
I/O throughput and capacity, while appearing to the operating system and RDBMS as a single large disk (or multiple disks, as desired, for manageability). The use of RAIDs can greatly simplify the database layout process by providing an abstraction layer above the physical disks while promoting high performance.

 Siebel Server Installation Guide for Microsoft Windows 
 Published: 25 June 2003