block transfer


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block transfer

[′bläk ¦trans·fər]
(computer science)
The movement of data in blocks instead of by individual records.
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The RF3880 contains extensive firmware for optimization of both D32 and D64 block transfers.
The devices act as superchargers for storage systems, increasing the transfer rate for the small block transfers commonly seen in database applications and eliminating I/O bottlenecks without the expense of rewriting applications or upgrading to faster servers.
The devices act as superchargers for storage systems, increasing the transfer rate for the small block transfers commonly seen in database applications without the expense of rewriting applications or upgrading to faster servers.
They are excellent at increasing the transfer rate for small block transfers and often increase server performance 200-400 percent in database applications.
Parallel port interfaces are inherently faster because they allow block transfers of multiple characters.
These devices act as superchargers for application performance, increasing transaction rate for small block transfers commonly seen in database environments with the expense of rewriting applications or upgrading to faster servers.
It will require governments to block transfers of weapons that pose unacceptable risks and to take strong steps to prevent weapons being diverted into the illegal market.
want the president to block transfers to other countries that ''have a significant al-Qaida presence.
DVD playback, a 2D drawing engine that supports bit block transfers, colour
In May 2003, after the Al-Qaeda bombings in Riyadh, the kingdom temporarily ordered Saudi banks to block transfers by Saudi charities to overseas accounts.
By employing incremental block transfers to reduce bandwidth consumption, NearStore makes remote system backup over almost any WAN practical.
The directive also requires that member states block transfers of information to those countries that cannot provide an adequate level of protection.