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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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Further, the external battery connection on the device features a standard USB connection that can be tied directly into a hot swappable battery or an external battery pack.
Storage space and value can be maximized with high capacity hard drives or affordable SSDs in the hot swappable drive bays while accelerating the OS using mSATA flash.
With a hot swappable battery, operators never have to exit an application, reboot, and then re-enter the application to change power.
"The (Ara) modules, except the CPU and the display, will be hot swappable. This means you can change them without turning the phone off," (http://blog.phonebloks.com/post/98723406113/project-ara-news-by-giulio-minotti-paul-eremenko) PhoneBloks.com quoted the Googler as saying in a report.
The APEX1500 also provides cable operators flexibility in network design, availability and maintenance costs by incorporating up to six hot-swappable QAM modules and two hot swappable and redundant power supplies, all of which are sharable with the Motorola APEX1000 platform.
Gateway's E-9422R, E-9425R, E-9522R, E-9525R and E-9520T storage servers include hot swappable high-capacity SATA/SAS hard drives and redundant hot-swappable cooling and power options.
2.1 and features many new technologies such as up to 1.8 GHz Pentium[R] M CPU support, hot swappable CompactFlash card, USB 2.0 ports, and gigabit Ethernet.
They are available as either chassis mount of hot swappable versions.
InteliNAS IU configurations provide storage capacities of 480GB, 640GB, 1.0TB, 1.2TB and 1.6TB in a rackmount package along with dual Gigabit Ethernet ports, four hot swappable frontloading SATA hard drives and a 350W power supply.
Its high-availability architecture includes RAID 5, hot swappable disk drives, redundant components and dual Gigabit Ethernet ports.
These enclosures offer hot swappable power supplies, each with their own cooling fans, hot swappable air-intake fan canisters, hot swappable exhaust fans and a large number of backplane options including H.110 and 2.16 versions.
Plug and play, hot plug, gable and hot swappable features make the Pockey easy to use.