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Intel® RAID High Availability Direct Attached Storage for Intel® Server Products


Last Reviewed: 28-Apr-2017
Article ID: 000007486

The Intel® RAID High Availability storage solution provides fault tolerance capabilities as a key part of a high-availability data storage system. This solution combines redundant Intel® RAID Controllers, computer nodes, cable connections, SAS expanders, and dual-port SAS drives to provide failover redundancy through multiple paths to data.

The redundant components and software technologies provide a high-availability system with ongoing service that is not subject to service interruptions found with non-redundant system configurations.

The documents below provide information on installation and configuration, best practices, and a list of hard disk drives that support the required SCSI-3 persistent reservation requirement:

The Intel® RAID High Availability storage controllers require firmware, drivers, and software that support the High Availability Storage functionality. Refer to the installation steps in the driver package readme files: