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data path

(architecture)
A CPU's internal data bus and functional units. The width of the data path in bits is a major determiner of the processor's performance.
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Fortunately, the data path requirements for digital audio are very small compared to that of the video.
The QuadPort Datapath Switch Element has changed the way many communications customers design their data path," said Christopher Norris, Cypress's data communications division vice president.
Wintegra will also offer control path software to complement its data path offering, such as IEEE 1588 timing synchronization, IEEE 802.
This distributed management function is not in the data path (referred to as out-of-band) and all I/O is performed directly from the server application to the disk.
Integration of the core is made easier for developers by delivering it with everything needed to for immediate use: one of two different PHY physical device layers and data path queuing elements (FIFOs).
Additionally, these appliances also create a single point of failure within the data path which, in turn, affects application availability.
This change extends the performance of the WinPath1 family by more than doubling the processing capability for the Data Path.
In essence, all performance-critical storage and bandwidth-intensive processing is completely offloaded from the management processor, resulting in a highly optimized data path.
However, increased demands on storage systems created by content-rich applications, the expanding volume of transactions, and the migration to higher link speeds have created compute and data path requirements that architectures centered on general purpose microprocessors can no longer meet.
By packaging two independent Variable Gain EDFA stages within a single module and interconnecting the pre-amplifier stage from one module (East or West) to the booster stage from a second module (West or East), the RED-C Sentior 27000 ensures that each data path (normal and protection) depends on only a single module, and not on both modules.
The data path between clients and storage arrays is a journey across diverse networking devices and I/O busses.
The multi-threaded data path offers the dramatic packet throughput improvements plus carrier-class QoS, integrated VoIP and superior security that our customers demand.