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storage device

n. Computers
A hardware device, such as a hard disk or flash drive, used to record and store data.

storage device

n
(Computer Science) a piece of computer equipment, such as a magnetic tape, disk, etc, in or on which data and instructions can be stored, usually in binary form
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Noun1.storage device - a device that preserves information for retrievalstorage device - a device that preserves information for retrieval
acoustic storage - a storage device consisting of acoustic delay lines
auxiliary storage, external storage, secondary storage - a data storage device that is not the main memory of a computer
buffer storage, buffer store, buffer - (computer science) a part of RAM used for temporary storage of data that is waiting to be sent to a device; used to compensate for differences in the rate of flow of data between components of a computer system
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
magnetic disc, magnetic disk, disc, disk - (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored
mag tape, magnetic tape, tape - memory device consisting of a long thin plastic strip coated with iron oxide; used to record audio or video signals or to store computer information; "he took along a dozen tapes to record the interview"
computer memory, computer storage, memory board, store, memory, storage - an electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
optical disc, optical disk - a disk coated with plastic that can store digital data as tiny pits etched in the surface; is read with a laser that scans the surface
push-down storage, push-down store, stack - a storage device that handles data so that the next item to be retrieved is the item most recently stored (LIFO)
recording - a storage device on which information (sounds or images) have been recorded
register - (computer science) memory device that is the part of computer memory that has a specific address and that is used to hold information of a specific kind
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For example, in the client-server world, a request for data goes from the client workstation to the server, which then passes it to a storage device, retrieves the needed data set, and passes it down to the client workstation for viewing and use.
Synchronous replication is when every write to the local storage is also written to the remote storage device before the I/O is acknowledged to the application.
Richards continued, "Senforce Encryption Solution combines file and folder level encryption with location aware port and storage device management to safeguard both data on the machine and data on removable storage devices.
With zoning, an IP switch can be configured to say, "Server A can only communicate with Storage Device X.
The recognition that our first enterprise-class USB Personal Storage Device has earned from experts at several industry events is extremely gratifying.
The New Yorker has evolved the delivery of its archives from eight DVD-ROMs to Pexagon's 80GB Store-it[TM] ultra-portable storage device, leveraging the capacity, portability and ease-of-use of hard drives.
These significant milestones demonstrate Toshiba's technology leadership in pioneering new markets for HDDs," said Scott Maccabe, vice president and general manager, Toshiba Storage Device Division.
On the other hand, since an asynchronous approach acknowledges the write request without waiting for confirmation from the remote storage device, the performance of the system is virtually identical to that of a non-mirrored system.
Now, we are again leading the market by offering the ability to move critical data sets to a very high performance, memory-based performance storage device.
A low-cost alternative to a dedicated iSCSI storage device is to convert a 2U server into an iSCSI storage appliance.
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