There are some other fixes out there as well, some fairly obvious and some, I’m certain, waiting for someone much brighter than me to invent. But even today a 7 drive RAID 5 with 1 TB disks has a 50% chance of a rebuild failure. RAID 5 is reaching the end of its useful life.

Why RAID 5 stops working in 2009 | Storage Bits | (via mikehudack)

Timely quote given my last post about storage. Looking forward to trying out JungleDisk.