RAIS (redundant array of independent servers) brings new ideas to “can’t lose” data concerns
With five partners now and three more in the wings, they seem to be making it work. But is it really necessary? Is the internet broken for storage?
We’ll see how they progress as they take on IBM, HP and EMC. They see Amazon’s S3 as a potential partner rather than a competitor, with additional redundancy that might shore up S3’s infrastructure availability.