striped volume

Definition of striped volume in The Network Encyclopedia.

What is striped volume?

In Microsoft Windows 2000, a volume created using the Disk Management portion of the Computer Management tool that stores its data across two or more physical disks in stripes.

Striping allocates data alternately and evenly across multiple physical disks. Striped volumes must be created on dynamic disks. They are not fault tolerant and cannot be mirrored or extended.

Stripe sets are the equivalent of striped volumes in Microsoft Windows NT.

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