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Since Drobo is “Data Aware”, it tracks where data is on each disk, so it can differentiate between used and unused portions of disk. You can add hard drives as needed, either to increase capacity, or in the event of disk failure, one of the raid disks can be changed independently from the others.

I also have a lot of movies archived on it, and iMovie doesn’t allow you to use it as a drive Rated 5 out of 5 frobo Mike Topcu from It is an excellent product. Unlike moving between fa RAID levels, there’s no need to reformat or migrate data off of the Drobo FS – potentially saving you hours or days of downtime. I tried to buy a new PS over the counter. Used as primary storage for my photography and video business and home use too. Specifying a larger amount of storage than is physically available allows you to grow into the volume without having to reformat or migrate your data in order to add capacity.

Virtualization is what enables BeyondRAID to effortlessly change the data arrangement on the drives, for example, changing data stored as a mirror into data stored as parity stripe, without interrupting the user access to data. Easy Expansion to 16TB Drobo Guiide holds up to five drives allowing you to effortlessly grow your storage to meet your data capacity needs. I also droob my collection of music and important files on there.

To add capacity, simply insert a new hard disk or replace the smallest disk with a larger one, even when all five disk bays are full.


Proportional Rebuild Times The time it takes Drobo to rebuild data after a drive failure or removal is proportional to the amount of data stored in the pool – meaning the less capacity that is used, even on a 4TB disk, the shorter your rebuild times will be. Having learned that lesson, I keep a spare power supply handy. Had a few problems copying files over, not allowing certain files not sufficient permissions but the next day no problems for the same files, seemed a bit random.

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I cannot comment on transfer speed because I need to get at least 3 drives working in it before it will mount. Storage Virtualization BeyondRAID was designed from gjide ground up to allow the storage capacity of the array to expand and contract.

Protection from up to Two Drive Failures Enable the dual-drive redundancy option to protect your data from failure of up to two hard drives. However it uswr very hard to find one that matched the output of the original.

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Self-Managing Drobo is highly automated storage. I had ten 1TB drives, and only 1 of them will show up as valid in the Drobo. BeyondRAID makes this a simple process by utilizing a technology called “virtualization. It gave up all of a yser There are no complex configuration screens, DIP switches, confounding choices, web consoles or other complications that prevent so many other storage gs from working out of the box.

So far no additional PS problems. I’m using OSX 7. It’s all done with a single-click and you never lose access to your data. Unfortunately, Drobo does disappear from dashboard and that is known bug they are working on and that is why 4 huide but it is a big relief to have No RAID protection of priceless family pictures and videos.

Droho expedites rebuild times and reduces your risk of losing data to an additional disk failure. Rated 1 out of 5 by Junior from bad unit? Key features of BeyondRAID include data protection against hard disk failure, instant capacity expansion without downtime, self-management, and automatic healing.

Drobo works well on OSX Update Unrecognized Zip Code. With most machines running Lion and Mountain Lion, out of Box setting up Drobo FS was nightmare but thanks to help from customer service from Drobo, after firmware update on Drobo FS and after download of the latest Dashboard tuide applicationit has been working pretty good. Rated 3 out of 5 by Kiwiphotog, from Drobo FS, so far so good.


It allows you to: Drobo Drobo FS accessories. The Drobo will allow you to mix drive capacities and hot swap at any time for a larger drive without having to reconfigure for it. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. Feeds movie files with no problems, and I think that when I am editing video it won’t be a problem. Otherwise it works great for what I need for home use some what a bit slow drob to device.

As you add hard drives, information stored on the Drobo is spread out across the discs redundantly, so in the event of a hard drive failure, your valuable information remains intact while you replace the failed drive.

Drobo Drobo FS reviews. You can assign different shares and grant permissions so I can share all my media with others on the network, but not give them access to my personal files.

Thin Provisioning Thin provisioning is a technical term that describes how the BeyondRAID technology communicates with your operating system.

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I recommend this product wholeheartedly. This unprecedented flexibility allows for continuous expansion as available hard drive capacities increase. Mixed Drive Capacity Utilization Grow storage to meet your data capacity needs with minimal effort.

Could do with another one as I have all the drive bays full! When a drive fails, Drobo FS keeps your data in the safest state possible by moving your data to the available space on the remaining healthy drives.

The growing library of DroboApps adds amazing functionality like media, web, and more. Just plug it into any switch or wireless gyide and you are ready to go. This allows for continuous expansion as disk capacities grow.