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Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by I'mAMac, Aug 29, 2006.
Is RAID an acronym or something or is it a word differing from the raid: to pillage and burn?
If you only typed "raid" into google or this site's search field, the answer would come easily.
Redundant Array of Independent/Inexpensive Disks, or RAID, a system of multiple hard drives for sharing or replicating data.
Raid (insecticide), a consumer insecticide marketed by S.C. Johnson & Son.
Raid (military), a sudden attack behind an enemy's lines without the intention of holding ground. Raid originates in the Scots from of the word road.
Raid (police action), when police invade a building or area.
Raid (robbery), an organized group of robbers, usually with transportation.
Raid (game maneuver), a sudden invasion by an allied group in a real life game (such as capture the flag) or in a simulated game. Raid in the context of computer games can also mean an instanced or outdoor encounter with a powerful opponent requiring a "raid group" of twenty or more players to defeat.
Corporate raid, a type of hostile takeover in business
Rally racing, a form of automobile racing.
Recherche Assistance Intervention Dissuasion, a counter-terrorist unit of the French National Police
Raid Script, a scripting language for the NewsRaider software to scrape websites into TomeRaider files
"Raid," a song by Madvillain from his album Madvillainy
I'm guessing it's the first definition you're interested in:
Raid kills bugs dead.
RAID = having your computer treat two or more hard drives as one. Through a variety of different modes, this can provide greater performance or greater reliability.
Everything you wanted to know about RAIDs but were afraid to ask.