Selecting a RAID level to preserve file integrity can be confusing. Here’s a guide, complete with the ifs and buts.
Changing to an SSD RAID system forced me to rethink what I needed to back up and when, rather than just leaving to Time Machine.
Many vital apps rely on installing kernel extensions, which may be tricky or seem impossible in Catalina. Here are some strategies to solve problems.
The plan was simple: replace my 8 year-old Promise Pegasus RAID system with a shiny new SSD RAID system, for Time Machine backups. What could go wrong?
Even with 4 ports on my Mac, I’m running out. What about putting a couple of my 1 TB SSDs into a single enclosure? Here’s a cost-effective answer.
Does APFS currently support hard disks, Fusion Drives, and other forms of storage beyond SSDs? The devil is in the detail.
Do third-party disk tools work with Fusion Drives, or are you stuck with just Disk Utility?
How I recovered my broken RAID backups, and got everything working again.
After breaking the RAID mirror set, my Mac mini Server will not start up. Have I corrupted it?