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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But database storage can also mean nonvolatile storage, solid state disk, removable storage, optical storage, and even trusty old tape devices.
It features a controlled bill-of-materials (BOM) and 64 MB to 16 GB densities of nonvolatile storage.
The RS-232 interface uses simple text commands to control the module and allows nonvolatile storage of all settings.
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.
The new system can support up to 460 MB of nonvolatile storage, allowing it to be used in stand-alone data logging, data acquisition systems, or to continue operating and logging data in the event of a network disruption.
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 SRAM Series (SRV30) memory cards offer high performance nonvolatile storage for code and data storage, disk caching and write-intensive mobile and embedded applications.