SnapRAID is a backup program for disk arrays. It stores parity information of your data and it recovers from up to six disk failures.

SnapRAID is mainly targeted for a home media center, where you have a lot of big files that rarely change.

Beside the ability to recover from disk failures, the other features of SnapRAID are:

  • You can use disk already filled with files, without the need to reformat them. You will access them like now.
  • All your data is hashed to ensure data integrity and to avoid silent corruption.
  • If the failed disks are too many to allow a recovery, you lose the data only on the failed disks. All the data in the other disks is safe.
  • If you accidentally delete some files in a disk, you can recover them.
  • The disks can have different sizes.
  • You can add disks at any time.
  • It doesn't lock-in your data. You can stop using SnapRAID at any time without the need to reformat or move data.
  • To access a file, only a single disk needs to spin, saving power and producing less noise.

Installation Instructions

rpm –i snapraid.rpm

Active Releases

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