nonvolatile storage

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Noun1.nonvolatile storage - computer storage that is not lost when the power is turned off
flash memory - nonvolatile storage that can be electrically erased and programmed anew
magnetic bubble memory - a nonvolatile storage device that holds information in the form of bubbles on a thin film of magnetic silicate; no longer used in most computers
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"
volatile storage - computer storage that is erased when the power is turned off
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a leading supplier of highly customized memory subsystem solutions to the server, high performance computing and telecommunications markets, today announced the release of its Industrial Grade CompactFlash (CF) Storage Card product line available in densities of 64MB to 8GB of nonvolatile storage.
In addition to providing high bandwidth aggregate data access to the cluster nodes, such systems can provide nonvolatile storage for computing checkpoints and can serve as a results gateway for making cluster results immediately available to downstream analysis and visualization tools for an emerging approach known as computational steering.
According to a Gartner report, entitled Emerging Technology Analysis: Solid-State Drives for Enterprise Storage, "Having an ultrafast Tier 0 available as nonvolatile storage is one thing, but having software that can appropriately exploit it is another.
The potential applications for the nonvolatile storage device Nantero is developing are extensive and include the ability to enable instant-on computers and to replace the memory in devices such as cell phones, MP3 players, digital cameras, and PDAs, as well as applications in the networking arena.
Briefly, SANs allow efficient and flexible connection of servers and storage by de-coupling nonvolatile storage (hard disks and disk arrays) from the servers used by LAN client machines for data storage services.
With its unlimited access cycles, it provides any combination of volatile and nonvolatile storage, replacing both SRAM and EEPROM in the end system.