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by Tom Nelson

JBOD RAID set or array, also known as a concatenated or spanning RAID, is one of the many RAID levels supported by OS X and Disk Utility. JBOD (Just a Bunch Of Disks) isn’t actually a recognized RAID level, but Apple and most other vendors who create RAID-related products have chosen to include JBOD support with their RAID tools.

JBOD allows you to create a large virtual disk drive by concatenating two or more smaller drives together.

The individual hard drives that make up a JBOD RAID can be of different sizes and manufacturers. The total size of the JBOD RAID is the combined total of all the individual drives in the set.

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