CISSP Question of the Day – 7-12-2016

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Today’s CISSP question topic: RAID

Which of the following are characteristics of RAID Level 1? (Choose 2)

  1. Also called ‘striping’
  2. All parity data is spread across the included drive
  3. Only supported on SSDs
  4. All parity data is stored on a single drive
  5. Disk Level Encryption is enabled by default and is independent of the file system
  6. Has a 1:1 drive ratio (100%)
  7. Provides dynamic data de-duplication
  8. Also called ‘mirroring’
  9. Has a 1:x drive ratio, where ‘x’ is the total number of drives
  10. Fast write, slow read
  11. System can survive multiple drive failures
  12. Has a 1:2 drive ratio (50%)



Check Your Answer


  1. Has a 1:1 drive ratio (100%)
  2. Also called ‘mirroring’

Supporting Links:

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standard_RAID_levels
  2. http://www.thegeekstuff.com/2010/08/raid-levels-tutorial


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