ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID)

In automation, an array configuration and applications for multiple independent disk drives as if they were one large disk. RAID provides a method of accessing multiple disks as if they were one large disk. RAID is typically used for file serves, transaction of application servers, where data accessibility is critical, and where fault tolerance is required.

Publication Source: ISPE Baseline® Guide, Vol. 6: Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Facilities

Publication Date: 2004

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