direct-access storage

direct-access storage

[də¦rekt ¦ak·ses ′stȯr·ij]
(computer science)
References in periodicals archive ?
Contract notice: Providing of direct-access storage devices (DASD)
High Speed Data Transmission allows customers to transmit production data electronically to a direct-access storage device, located in an off-site or on-site storage center.
4 software is a virtual file system, providing direct access and archiving functionality, and allowing the AML/E to appear and act as on-line, direct-access storage.
The Wachovia system enables customers to capture images of commercial Account Reconcilement Program checks, store them on a high- speed, direct-access storage device for an accounting cycle, then render them on CD-ROM or microfiche at the end of the cycle.
CYA HOTBackup File Manager now enables organizations to migrate files generated by CYA HOTBackup from primary direct-access storage devices to EMC Centera, a scalable, cost-effective, self-healing storage system designed for long-term storage of fixed content.