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disk array

Two or more disk drives built into a stand-alone unit, typically using some RAID configuration (see RAID). Also called a "drive array" or "storage array," it generally refers to magnetic disks or solid state disks; however, optical drives (CD, DVD, etc.) also come in multi-drive units (see optical disc library). See SAN, NAS and server farm.
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Contract notice: Expansion of production disk arrays.
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For example, a common configuration might be the Storage Tower configured with the Disk Array 4SA and one ATAPI optical drive.
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Therefore, a large database will constantly read from and write to the entire disk array.
The 8Gb/s of data bursting out of the RAID controller in the disk array will better utilize the 10 Gb/s fat pipes in the core of the SAN.
All of these operations happen with the performance and reliability of true D2D technology on SATA disk arrays, resulting in unparalleled ROI.
Front-end disk cache: Many enterprise library makers have combined tape and disk subsystems by placing a disk array on the front-end of the tape library.