disk farm


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disk farm

(jargon)
(Or "laundromat") A large room or rooms filled with disk drives (especially washing machines).
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They'll also learn how the DataCore software helps IT organizations incorporate newer Dell products into existing disk farms, as well as migrate non-disruptively from earlier Dell equipment to the latest choices.
This new SCSI standard can promote: storage area network (SAN), network-attached storage (NAS), geographic distribution, data integrity, disk farms, use the existing network cable plant and a single technology for connection of storage systems within local-area networks (LANs) and wide-area networks (WANs).
And low-cost disk farms on an IP-SAN can a lleviate, and potentially obviate, the tape backup window problem, while making backup data readily available for disaster recovery.
Attendees will learn how DataCore applies state-of-the-art auto-tiering technology to dynamically distribute I/O workloads between blazing fast Fusion-io flash memory and conventional high-density disk farms for an optimal price/performance balance.
We were intrigued by the ability to apply virtualization to our storage and the possibility of getting high-end data protection for the disk farms behind our Citrix infrastructure, without incurring the high costs generally associated with such functions or sacrificing security.
With this in mind, the new product enhancements are fully integrated into DataCore's radically simple, high availability solutions for Citrix disk farms.
However, most of the affordable solutions did not suit their needs because they offered shared disk resources with other users on large disk farms, not meeting their security requirements.
This first spiral will federate a wide variety of network research infrastructure, ranging from optical backbones to disk farms to sensor networks, with the very first prototypes up and running in six to twelve months.
With reliable SCSI and clustering support, the EonStor A24U is a great, cost-effective storage solution to incorporate into disk farms, ATM service centers, and imaging stations that require RAID protection at a lower cost per gigabyte.