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hot swapping

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(Computer Science) computing the insertion or removal of peripheral devices, disks, etc while a computer is still running without either causing damage to the system or affecting performance
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originator and supplier of ATA RAID solutions, today announced the availability of the SuperSwap 1100, a hot swap drive enclosure for Serial ATA/150 drives.
has introduced the Pigeon Point Hot Swap Kit(TM) (HSK) for Linux.
It plugs directly into an Ethemet switch on the Local Area Network (LAN) and as a LAN File Server, it serves multi-protocol files to heterogeneous clients, with up to 430GB of local hot swap RAID protected storage.
These new adapters feature an advanced implementation of Hot Swap as specified by the PCI Industrial Computers Manufacturing Group.
The advantage is that users can now hot swap multi-gigabyte hard drives versus the 1.
It plugs directly into an Ethernet switch on the Local Area Network (LAN) and as a LAN File Server, it serves multi-protocol files to heterogeneous clients, with up to 430GB of local hot swap RAID protected storage.
This combination of integrated components represents a powerful platform that is able to use the complete high availability capabilities of Sun's cPCI servers, boards, and operating systems scaling from real-time intensive switching applications to IP intensive computing with full hot swap support.