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A RAID system which functions despite any single point of failure is disclosed. The system has two or more controllers, a multiplicity of direct access storage devices arranged in racks, redundant connectors throughout, and an independent backplane, cables, power supply, and cooling system for each controller and for each rack of direct access storage devices. In a second embodiment, no backplane or midplane is included in the RAID system; rather each controller is connected directly with the direct access storage devices.

Title
Raid system with multiple controllers and proof against any single point of failure
Application Number
9/903835
Publication Number
6874100 (B2)
Application Date
July 12, 2001
Publication Date
March 29, 2005
Inventor
Tomlinson G Rauscher
Ellicott City
MD, US
Agent
William S Ramsey
Assignee
Digi Data Corporation
MD, US
IPC
G06F 011/00
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