Common name for a RAID unit. A term for a unit that groups hard drives (sometimes called striping) to provide increased storage capacity, speed and data security.
A linked group of small, independent drives used to replace larger, single disk drive systems and addressed by a computer as one unit. See also RAID.
A collection of disks logically arranged into an object. Arrays tend to provide benefits such as redundancy or improved performance. Also see disk enclosure and JBOD.