parity checking

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par´i`ty check`ing

n.1.(Computers) The process of performing a parity check.
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Further, the S2A provides enterprise-class data protection and reliability with multiple levels of redundancy, incorporating on-the-fly parity checking of all read I/Os and Hardware RAID 6 with no loss of performance across a broad range of computational, visualization, and nearline environments.
The problem was due to a hardware design omission (no parity checking in memory), hardware failures (the coexistence of two bogus versions of a node status message resulting from memory errors), and generous algorithim design (overly permissive garbage collection).