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 ====== XH270 ====== ====== XH270 ======
- +===== RAID =====
-===== Raid ===== +
 Operating a RAID system requires at least two or more storage drives. These work together and form a group of drives. This is also more efficient than one single drive. Operating a RAID system requires at least two or more storage drives. These work together and form a group of drives. This is also more efficient than one single drive.
  
-RAID systems offer the following advantages:​ +**RAID systems offer the following advantages:** 
-Increase reliability (redundancy) +  ​* ​Increase reliability (redundancy) 
-Increase data transfer rate (performance) +  ​* ​Increase data transfer rate (performance) 
-Structure of large logical drives +  ​* ​Structure of large logical drives 
-Cost reduction through use of several small, less expensive drives +  ​* ​Cost reduction through use of several small, less expensive drives
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-==== The XH270 supports the following raid levels: ==== +
-^Raid Level^ ​   Explanation ​   ^    Pros    ^    Cons    ^    Number of possible hard disks in XH270^Volume capacity ​   ^ +
-^ RAID 0 ^ +
-| |Striping means a mode of operation where data is shared across multiple disks to improve performance.|Increased transfer rate        |No protection from loss of data    |    2, 3, 4    |    Sum of all disk sizes    | +
-^ RAID 1 ^^^^^ +
-| |Writes identical data to both hard disks at the same time.|Provides data redundancy|Only 50% volume capacity ​   |    2 per RAID    |    Smallest hard disk size    | +
-^ RAID 5 ^^^^^ +
-| |Implemented block-level striping with parity data shared across all included disks makes data redundancy more efficient than RAID 1.    |More efficient data redundancy than with RAID 1    |    -    |    3, 4    |    (X*- 1) x (smallest hard drive size)    | +
-^ RAID 10 ^^^^^ +
-| |The combination of RAID 0 and RAID 1 doubles the performance as compared to RAID 1.|Doubles the performance in comparison to RAID 1    |     Low total capacity ​   |    4    |    (X* / 2) x (smallest hard drive size)    | +
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-==== How to set up a RAID configuration on XH270? ==== +
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-__The following requirements must be met before setup.__ \\ +
-The XH270 must be ready for operation with at least two hard disks installed and connected to the SATA ports.\\ +
-Boot Mode in BIOS must be set to UEFI. +
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-1.) \\ +
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-Power on the XH270 and while booting please press the “Del” key to enter BIOS. +
-Navigate to the “Advanced” tab, and enter "SATA Configuration"​. +
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-2.) \\ +
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-- Under "SATA Mode Selection"​ select "​RAID"​.\\ +
-- Now save your settings by pressing the F4 key on the keyboard and restart the XH270. +
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-3.) \\ +
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-- Now go to the “Advanced” tab again and enter "Intel Rapid Storage Technology"​. +
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-4.) \\ +
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-- Click on "​Create Raid Volume"​. +
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-- As the next step, you have the possibility to name the RAID volume **(1.)**.\\ +
-- Now select a RAID Level **(2.)**. To find out which RAID level is right for you, please refer to the table as "​[[faq:​xpc_slim:​xh270|above]] ". \\ +
-- By pressing the space key, you can add the individual hard disks to the RAID volume **(3.)**. \\ +
-- Finally, please confirm the settings with "​Create Volume"​ **(4.)**. \\ +
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-- To check the RAID settings once again, you can review all information about the created RAID configuration in the next menu or even delete it. +
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-Now your RAID configuration has been created successfully and an operating system can installed.+
  
 +===== The XH270 supports the following RAID levels =====
 +^Level^Explanation^Pros^Cons^Number of possible hard disks in XH270^Volume capacity^
 +^RAID 0|Striping means a mode of operation where data is shared across multiple disks to improve performance.|Increased transfer rate|No protection from loss of data|2, 3, 4|Sum of all disk sizes|
 +^RAID 1|Writes identical data to both hard disks at the same time.|Provides data redundancy|Only 50% volume capacity|2 per RAID|Smallest hard disk size|
 +^RAID 5|Implemented block-level striping with parity data shared across all included disks makes data redundancy more efficient than RAID 1.|More efficient data redundancy than with RAID 1|-|3, 4|(X*- 1) x (smallest hard drive size)|
 +^RAID 10|The combination of RAID 0 and RAID 1 doubles the performance as compared to RAID 1.|Doubles the performance in comparison to RAID 1|Low total capacity|4|(X* / 2) x (smallest hard drive size)|
  
 +===== How to set up a RAID configuration on XH270? =====
 +**The following requirements must be met before setup.**
 +  * The XH270 must be ready for operation with at least two hard disks installed and connected to the SATA ports.
 +  * Boot Mode in BIOS must be set to UEFI.
  
 +  - Power on the XH270 and while booting please press the ''​Del''​ key to enter BIOS.\\ Navigate to the **Advanced** tab, and enter **SATA Configuration**.\\ {{:​faq:​xpc_slim:​xh270:​1_small_.png?​nolink&​600|}}
 +  - Under **SATA Mode Selection** select **RAID**.
 +  - Now save your settings by pressing the ''​F4''​ key on the keyboard and restart the XH270.\\ {{:​faq:​xpc_slim:​xh270:​2_small_.png?​nolink&​600|}}
 +  - Now go to the **Advanced** tab again and enter **Intel Rapid Storage Technology**.\\ {{:​faq:​xpc_slim:​xh270:​4_small_.png?​nolink&​600|}}
 +  - Click on **Create Raid Volume**.\\ {{:​faq:​xpc_slim:​xh270:​5_small_.png?​nolink&​600|}}
 +  - As the next step, you have the possibility to name the RAID volume **(1.)**.
 +    - Now select a RAID Level **(2.)**. To find out which RAID level is right for you, please refer to the table as [[faq:​xpc_slim:​xh270|above]].
 +    - By pressing the space key, you can add the individual hard disks to the RAID volume **(3.)**.
 +    - Finally, please confirm the settings with "​Create Volume"​ **(4.)**.\\ {{:​faq:​xpc_slim:​xh270:​6_small_.png?​nolink&​600|}}
 +  - To check the RAID settings once again, you can review all information about the created RAID configuration in the next menu or even delete it.\\ {{:​faq:​xpc_slim:​xh270:​7_small_.png?​nolink&​600|}}
 +  - Now your RAID configuration has been created successfully and an operating system can installed.
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