hot swapping

(redirected from Hot plug)
Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to Hot plug: Plug and play

hot swapping

(hardware)
The connection and disconnection of peripherals or other components without interrupting system operation. This facility may have design implications for both hardware and software.

References in periodicals archive ?
Events that may have previously caused direct resets or hot plug events can now be controlled and sequenced using the fabric manager embedded in the appliance.
SATA was created to introducing technical enhancements over older technologies in the areas of hot plug capability, signal integrity, reduced pin count, reduced power requirements and improved cable and connector plants for smaller form factor drives.
Hot plug requires a focus on upgraded cables and improved signaling from the original SATA 1.
1Ghz/6-Core/15Mb/80W Processor, 16Gb Registered Dimms Hp Ethernet 1Gb 2P 332T Adopter Hp Smart Array P420i/512M Fbwc Controller Raid 0/1/1Plus0/5/5Plus0/6/6Plus 0 8 Hot Plug Sff Sas/Sata Hdd Bays Upgradable To 24 1 Hp 460W Common Slot Gold Hot Plug Power Supply 01No.
This new architecture also delivers many of the key features from PLX's first-generation architecture: quality of service through two virtual channels (VCs); dual-host support through a flexible non-transparent port; field upgradeability through a standard Hot Plug controller; and source-to-destination data integrity through end-to-end-cyclic-redundancy (ECRC).
To aid serviceability, PCI Express supports features such as hot plug, power budgeting and power management.
5 Inch Hot Plug Sas / Sata Dvd Rom, Ethernet 1 Gb 4 - Port 366I Adapter, Smart Array P420/1 Gb Fbwc, Dual Socket, Hp Server 3 Year Warranty With Windows Server 2012 Release 2 Sngl Olp Nl 2 Operating System Licenced With Cd Media.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Rack based server 19 (1U), BU without processor and RAM, without hot plug
If more than two drives are required, an expansion box with the 80-pin SCA-2 hot plug backplane should be used, not the individual drive adapters.
5 inch Hot Plug SATA HDD 2 X HP 500 GB hot plug, DVD-RW Drive, HP 18.
Building HP-driven technologies like Hot Plug RAID memory, RAID6 storage and Integrated Lights-Out management into our systems, HP's ProLiant MP-based servers are simplifying deployment and management for customers, allowing them to focus on their businesses.