Unlike the majority of NVMe RAID controllers on the market, The SSD7102 & SSD7110 can support a variety of NVMe-based boot configurations for Windows and Linux-based platforms.
Customers can configure up to four independent bootable volumes, one per M.2 drive, or boot from one or more RAID arrays.
Rapid-Boot: To minimize boot-time while maximizing transfer performance for core applications, RAID 0 is an ideal configuration. Customers can configure up to 2 RAID arrays, composed of 2 M.2 SSD’s, or a single large RAID 0 array using all of the M.2 slots.
Secure-Boot: RAID 1, also known as mirroring, is ideal for applications that require additional layers of data security for their boot volumes. With the SSD7102 controller, customers can configure up to two RAID 1 arrays, comprised of two M.2 SSD’s, and set each to operate as a separate boot volume.
Secure & Rapid Boot: Customers can now configure bootable RAID 1/0 arrays. A RAID 1/0 configuration is comprised of two RAID 1 arrays, striped. The RAID 1 functionality ensures a duplicate copy of your data is available in case of failure, while the stripe (RAID 0) relationship boosts performance. RAID 1/0 requires 4 M.2 SSD’s.
Multi-Boot: Each M.2 SSD can be used independently, if RAID is not desired or required. Customers are free to install a different operating system to volume.
Hybrid SAS/SATA Boot: Customers working with the SSD7110 can also configure one or more bootable volumes using the integrated 6Gb/s SAS/SATA channels.