RAID vs. NAS: Which Storage Solution for LocalWP Development?

Hello Everyone

I hope you’re all doing well! I’m currently in the process of setting up my LocalWP development environment, and I’m facing a dilemma when it comes to choosing the right storage solution. I thought it would be a great idea to reach out to this knowledgeable community for some insights and advice.

Background: I’m an avid WordPress developer, and I work on various projects, including web development and design. Up until now, I’ve been using a single external hard drive for storing all my LocalWP project files, databases, and other related data. However, I’m now at a point where I need to consider a more robust and scalable solution.

The Dilemma: RAID vs. NAS I’ve been contemplating two primary options: setting up a RAID configuration or investing in a Network-Attached Storage (NAS) device. Each of these has its own merits, and I’d like to weigh the pros and cons before making a decision.

  • What storage solution do you recommend for LocalWP development, considering the pros and cons of RAID and NAS?
  • Do you have any personal experiences or success stories using either RAID or NAS for similar purposes?

Your expertise will be invaluable in choosing the storage solution that aligns best with my needs as a LocalWP developer.

Thank you all in advance