RAID disk is usually employed by server or workstation accrediting to its mass storage volume that reduces unit capacity cost. Besides, RAID contains diverse levels and user should choose corresponding RAID level depending on personal need from NRAID, JBOD, RAID0, RAID1, RAID0+1, RAID3, RAID5, etc. Currently, RAID and RAID (0+1) are the most commonly used RAID disks. However, the management of such disks is quite complicated as they are virtualized to a large storage volume disk from several disks. Compared with an independent disk, RAID disk is much more difficult to manage. The biggest drawback remains that once it is modified, the disk data can never be read. Additionally, it is very tough to resize such disks. Fortunately, now we have solution to such problems. By using MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition, user could perform various operations on RAID disk, such as create partition, delete partition, format partition, wipe partition, merge partition, resize partition, copy partition, convert file system, etc.
Functions of RAID:
1. Expand storage capacity and can be constituted as large storage volume space by several hard disks.
2. Lower unit capacity cost.
3. Improve storage speed.
4. Reliability, RAID system is capable of using two group of hard disk to finish mirroring storage simultaneously.
5. Fault-tolerant, this is a featured function of RAID which allows some hard disk faults or even save data.
6. IDE RAID supports ATA/66/100.
Resize RAID partition with MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition:
Resizing RAID shares the same operating procedures with the resizing of other basic disk partition. To resize RAID partition, user should firstly download MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition at MiniTool Partition Wizard Download Center.
After running MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition, user would meet following interface:
Above is the main interface of MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition in which user should select and right click desired partition and then click "Move/Resize" to resize partition.
After entering this interface, user could set partition size by dragging left or right arrow or setting unallocated space, then click "OK" to enter next step:
In this interface, user could notice the changes, for example, new allocated space appeared below F:. To really realize those changes, user should click "Apply" at the top left corner.