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auxiliary storage

[ȯg′zil·yə·rē ′stȯr·ij]
(computer science)
Storage device in addition to the main storage of a computer; for example, magnetic tape, disk, or magnetic drum. Also known as auxiliary memory.

auxiliary storage

(storage)
An obsolete term for a hard disk drive.

auxiliary storage

(1) Storage outside the computer case. The term may refer to storage that is part of the computer, such as an external hard drive, or to an array of stand-alone drives that are independently controlled. See external storage, disk array, NAS and SAN.

(2) One or more internal storage drives in addition to the primary hard drive or SSD in the computer. See storage.
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Version 2 Release 3 also supports mixing of any non-RAID direct access storage device (DASD) and a 9337 Disk Array Subsystem with RAID in the same AS/400 Auxiliary Storage Pool.
The current number of RO dispensers/ auxiliary storage units, in-line filter units, bottled water dispensers/ quantity of bottle water and their locations are identified in Attachment A.
The 12-story building will feature a roof deck plus an outdoor garden lounge and tenants will also have full access to a fitness center, yoga room, bike room and auxiliary storage.
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