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It gave up all of a sudden BeyondRAID technology offers several improvements over traditional RAID-based storage systems, including the flexibility to replace failed disks and increase capacity all without costly downtime. Be the first to review this item. I also saved my collection of music and important files on there. Since Drobo is “Data Aware”, it tracks where data is on each disk, kser it can differentiate between used and unused portions of disk.

This allows for continuous expansion as disk capacities grow.

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BeyondRAID automatically also reclaims space as you delete files. You’ll feel safer knowing that if disks do fail, Drobo automatically enters a state of self-healing wherein it relays out your data across the remaining healthy disks and sectors. It has a Gigabit Ethernet Interface.

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. The growing library of DroboApps adds amazing functionality like media, web, and more. Slow to initially connect at least.

Rated 5 out of 5 by Mike Topcu from It is an excellent product. Transfer speeds over mbit line is what it is, but there is a hesitation every time I connect to drob drive. Could do with another one as I have all the drive bays full!


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I had ten 1TB drives, and only 1 of them will show up as valid in the Drobo. I cannot comment on transfer speed because I need to get at least 3 drives working in it before it will mount. Easy to understand basic steps and use. Thin Provisioning Thin provisioning is a technical term that describes how the BeyondRAID technology communicates with your operating system.

Drive Reordering One long-standing requirement inherent in traditional RAID-based systems was that if for some reason you needed to remove the drives, you’d have to replace the drives in the exact same order. Easy Expansion to 16TB Drobo FS holds up to five drives allowing you to effortlessly grow your storage to meet your data capacity needs.

This frobo what makes adding a drive to a Drobo so simple. Whatever system you have, rrobo likely you’ll be able to connect to it over your network quickly and easily. So far so good, bit noisier than I expected, but easy to set-up, plug in and get going. There are no complex configuration screens, DIP switches, confounding choices, web consoles or other complications that prevent so many other storage devices from working out of the box. With Drobo FS, expansion is automatic, instantaneous and access to data is always maintained.

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. When sitting idle, Drobo FS will proactively examine the blocks and sectors on every drive, flagging questionable areas. Rated 1 out of 5 by Junior from bad unit?


I have been working with Drobo tech support for over 5 weeks now and there is no resolution in sight. I recommend this product wholeheartedly. Unit is very sluggish and slow in the drobo admin console though.

BeyondRAID makes this a simple process by utilizing a technology called “virtualization. Running out of space?

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. However it was very hard to find one that matched the output of the original. Key features of BeyondRAID include data protection against hard disk failure, instant gkide expansion without downtime, self-management, and automatic rrobo. It’s very easy to setup. It offers a variety of features not included in the original Drobo Dashboard, including: The new drive just provides additional places to store data.

Rated 3 out of 5 by Kiwiphotog, from Drobo FS, so far so good. Since Drobo is a block level system, it easily adapts to almost any environment. BeyondRAID not only keeps your data safe, but will also increase uptime and availability. Uer moving between traditional RAID levels, there’s no need to reformat or migrate data off of the Drobo FS – potentially saving you hours or days of downtime.

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