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Just a Bunch Of Disks, or Just a Bunch of Drives. JBOD is a collection of two or more disks in a system which are managed individually and do not form part of a RAID. (Although disks which are physically part of a RAID but are not configured as part of the array and accessed as separate individual disks would still be included as JBOD.)

Unlike a RAID, JBOD provides no performance or fault tolerance benefits.