Firstly, two must-reads by Larry Jordan:
- Thoughts on Hard Drive Speed
- An Explanation of RAID levels
Video explanation of RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 10 by Techquickie. He says something very interesting that made me thought."Raid is not a substitution for backing-up. Redudancy is not the same as a back-up".
RAID 5 and RAID 6 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1P8ZecG9iOI&list=TLJXxWbastKLM-MFnwM_eSjA-FYEiTuGoE
Just a couple of ways of setting up RAIDs:
WD Hard Disks: http://store.westerndigital.com/store/wdeu/nl_NL/DisplayCompareProductListPage/ThemeID.22586100/parentCategoryID.13832000/categoryID.13832600
Drobo by Larry Jordan: