San

(redirected from Thin provisioning)
Also found in: Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

San 1

 (sän)
A river, about 435 km (270 mi) long, of southeast Poland flowing generally north-northwest from the Carpathian Mountains to the Vistula River.

San 2

 (sän)
n. pl. San or Sans
1. A member of a traditionally nomadic hunting people of southwest Africa.
2. Any of the Khoisan languages of the San. In both senses also called Bushman.

[Nama : sáà, to pick up from the ground, gather + -n, common gender pl. suff.]

san

(sæn)
n
old-fashioned informal short for sanatorium

San

(sɑːn)
n
1. (Peoples) an aboriginal people of southern Africa
2. (Languages) a group of the Khoisan languages, spoken mostly by Bushmen
3. (Peoples) a group of the Khoisan languages, spoken mostly by Bushmen

San

(sɑːn)
n
(Placename) a river in E central Europe, rising in W Ukraine and flowing northwest across SE Poland to the Vistula River. Length: about 450 km (280 miles)

San

(sɑn)

n., pl. Sans, (esp. collectively) San.
1. a member of any of a group of physically distinctive, short-statured peoples of S Africa, traditionally dependent on hunting and foraging for subsistence.
2. the Khoisan languages of the San.
References in periodicals archive ?
Albireo VDO combines fine-grained thin provisioning, inline data deduplication and the company's HIOPS[R] Compression for Linux-based storage solutions, while delivering an average 6:1 data reduction across mixed storage environments.
Albireo VDO combines fine-grained thin provisioning, inline data deduplication and the company's HIOPS Compression for Linux-based storage solutions, while delivering an average 6:1 data reduction across mixed storage environments.
With the support of VASA, users can easily acquire detailed information of their EonStor DS RAID storage systems include storage health status, configuration, capacity, thin provisioning, etc.
Furthermore StorPool offer advanced storage features like thin provisioning, snapshots & clones, tiering, caching, QoS (Quality of Service) among others," said Boyan Ivanov, co-founder and CEO at StorPool.
However, de-duplication, thin provisioning and flash storage are slowly gaining traction in this market, Gartner said.
The DataCore software has reduced the time window needed to perform the Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) operations from an average of 12 hours down to four, with the load spread across half the original number of internal hard disk drives achieved through the efficiency of SANsymphony-V's thin provisioning, according to the company.
With thin provisioning, any allocated but unused storage space is made available for someone else to use.
The software can also be used in bringing new storage systems on line when older ones are retired, and for thin provisioning of storage in virtual environments.
Thin provisioning, according to Computerworld, allows an organization to purchase minimal short-term storage capacity and work with vendors to set thresholds that alert them when more is needed.
During the program both Avnet and HP highlighted various techniques that can be used to design an effective storage infrastructure, such as data tiering, thin provisioning, data de-duplication, archiving and backup strategies to protect precious data.
Storage Savings "Hero" Reports: Translates use of technologies like thin provisioning, continuous snapshots and automated tiered storage into real IT cost savings that administrators can provide to their senior management as financial "hero" reports.
VM-ready out-of-the-box, feature-packed VM Starter SAN delivers true hardware portability, supports thin provisioning, SANmotion, performance acceleration, high availability and disaster recovery, and comes with "Carry Forward Investment Protection"