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virtual memory

(Computer Science) a computer system in which the size of the memory is effectively increased by automatically transferring sections of a program from a large capacity backing store, such as a disk, into the smaller core memory as they are required
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Noun1.virtual storage - (computer science) memory created by using the hard disk to simulate additional random-access memoryvirtual storage - (computer science) memory created by using the hard disk to simulate additional random-access memory; the addressable storage space available to the user of a computer system in which virtual addresses are mapped into real addresses
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"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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QuantaStor Virtual Storage Appliances are Microsoft Azure-hosted virtual SAN/NAS storage appliances that support all major protocols including iSCSI and NFS/SMB.
Arrow Electronics Inc (NYSE:ARW), a provider of products, services and solutions, announced on Tuesday that it has signed an agreement to distribute the StorMagic SvSAN virtual storage appliance to its broad community of solution providers in the US and Canada.
Unique, built-in and trusted storage virtualization capabilities in Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform help customers reclaim storage capacity, automate storage tiering, and reduce disk drive costs by as much as 70%.
Our new Virtual Storage Platform represents another major step toward transforming the way companies implement IT and turn their raw data into valuable information that offers scalability and adaptability for the future.
Optical (MO, CD and DVD) is becoming increasingly important as a key component in today's virtual storage picture--especially for organizations concerned about data permanence, security, litigation and keeping costs in check.
Virtual Storage Manager also offers a range of disaster recovery and repair options for retrieving valuable corporate information and ensuring the maximum amount of operation possible.
The doubling of capacity combined with the high bandwidth of Hitachi's crossbar switch architecture and virtual storage ports are key differentiators between Hitachi's products and the competition.
The California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA) is gaining efficiency and saving costs in storing state-wide data by using a smarter solution from IBM (NYSE:IBM) and business partner Pancetera, a provider of virtual storage optimization solutions, IBM said on Tuesday.
Tape storage management software and services supplier Neartek Inc has begun shipping its Virtual Storage Engine 2 software product.
Later, in the early 1970s, Virtual Storage appeared in large-scale operating systems giving programs the illusion that they had the capability of addressing far more main storage (memory) than the machine actually contained.

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