RAID Arrays

by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted
At CES 2024, OWC announced the ThunderBlade X8, improving upon the current ThunderBlade, a 4-Bay Thunderbolt™ 3 RAID array. Designed for a wide range of users, including DITs, creative professionals, and editors, the ThunderBlade X8 brings speed, capacity, and portable RAID storage to your workflow. OWC ThunderBlade X8 It offers dual Thunderbolt™ 3 connections and eight NVMe M.2 2242 drive
by Staff Writer ·Posted
The Glyph Blackbox PRO RAID is a high-performance, ultra-reliable hardware RAID powered by Thunderbolt™ 3 (40Gb), available with an optional card reader / hub combo to streamline media ingest or charge / connect peripherals. Whether you're in the studio or at home, Glyph Blackbox PRO RAID is the ultimate workflow solution.
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted
Thunderbolt™ 2 may not be the new kid on the block, but it certainly isn’t going anywhere, as it provides bi-directional transfer speeds of up to 20 Gb/s, which is more than enough bandwidth to handle 4K and 6K workflows. In creating their G-SPEED Shuttle XL Thunderbolt™ 2 RAID Array, which is available in configurations of 48TB (8 x 6TB), 80TB (8 x 10TB), and 112TB (8 x 14TB), G-Technology harnessed the power of Thunderbolt™ 2
by William Min ·Posted
If you’re working with large media files, you’re probably going to need more storage than a single drive can provide. While you could just haphazardly put a bunch of drives together, a RAID array is a better alternative because it uses multiple drives together to increase speed, protect your data, or both. You can configure your own RAID array by using software, but an array with a hardware RAID controller will provide better performance. Also, you should try to stick to hard drives with the same size, speed, and even model so your RAID array