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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.

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The keynote will showcase the next generation chipset, Grantsdale, and its capability to support Hot Plug with Intel RAID technology using native SATA drives, such as those produced by Maxtor.
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.
Digi International has been a strong partner in Compaq's PCI Hot Plug strategy," said Karl Walker, Director of Technology Development, Compaq Computer Corporation.
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.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Rack based server 19 (1U), BU without processor and RAM, without hot plug
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).
5 inch Hot Plug SATA HDD 2 X HP 500 GB hot plug, DVD-RW Drive, HP 18.
To aid serviceability, PCI Express supports features such as hot plug, power budgeting and power management.
Internal Storage ( (8) Hot plug SFF SAS/SATA HDD bays; upgradable to (24)
The new ICs enable routing of 4-lane DisplayPort signals, a 1-lane auxiliary (AUX) signal and 2-line hot plug detect signals; they also support switching of HDMIA signals.
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.