allocation unit


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Noun1.allocation unit - a group of sectors on a magnetic disk that can be reserved for the use of a particular fileallocation unit - a group of sectors on a magnetic disk that can be reserved for the use of a particular file
computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
sector - the minimum track length that can be assigned to store information; unless otherwise specified a sector of data consists of 512 bytes
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UK-based Legal & General Investment Management has strengthened its asset allocation unit with two new appointments from French group, BNP Paribas Investment Partners (BNPP.PA) (LSE: BNP) (OTC: BNPQY).
DataSynapse recently announced that UniCredit, one of Europe's largest banking and financial services companies, has completed implementation of DataSynapse GridServer software for use by the Capital Allocation Unit of its Italian operating division.