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Calculate storage requirements for a data set

I have a simple problem. I can't seem to even find the right search terms to get me pointed in the direction I need to be heading. I'm writing a bunch of integers to disk. Lot's of them. Starting ...
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Is the 2nd parity bit in RAID 6 a simple calculation?

I'm trying to understand how the 2nd parity bit or byte is set in RAID 6. I'm reading a paper by H. Peter Anvin, and it goes into Galois field algebra, which is somewhat new to me. Anyway, a rep from ...
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Distributed Storage for Access and Preservation

My organization wants to maintain multiple copies of data in order to preserve access in the case of localized disasters as well as for the purpose of long term preservation. Are there accepted formal ...

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