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namespace

A set of names in which all names are unique.

namespace

A naming system that uses unique names to identify an object. For example, a network requires a different name for each workstation, server and printer. The Internet uses a hierarchical namespace that partitions names into top-level domains, such as .com, and .org, and includes the millions of domain names (ibm.com, microsoft.com, etc.) in these categories. See Internet domain name, global namespace and XML namespace.
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The system scales to multiple petabytes under a single global namespace, no client-side software is required, and data can be easily and transparently moved between or among controllers and storage tiers to applications.
Because the user is accessing files through the namespace, he is transparently redirected to the backup filer in New Jersey, and is able to access the file, as if nothing had changed.
Diverse Workload Support - By significantly accelerating namespace operations, Isilon's 5000S-SSD, 10000X-SSD and 32000X-SSD deliver lower latency and increased IOPS for a wide range of core enterprise applications, including server virtualization, EDA and financial quantitative analysis, as well as traditional NAS applications such as home directories and data replication.
The goals of a namespace are to: 1) shield users from the complexities of the storage architecture, and 2) enable the administrator to manage the physical layer without affecting how users access files.
ONStor GNS is a highly available cluster-wide namespace that virtualizes multiple physical file systems across both ONStor virtual servers and Windows file servers to present a single logical file system to end users and applications.
With advantages like namespace virtualization and customization, system administrators using File Director can feel confident managing data across heterogeneous environments.
the revision of the alignment of ISBD and RDA namespaces, element sets and ISBD area 0 vocabularies, to be published in the RDA and the ISBD websites;
host for the industry and have committed to helping in making it a successful and viable namespace.
Namespace Cluster is scheduled to launch in August 2011.
Namespace technology provides administrators with a virtual layer in the storage infrastructure between client systems and the storage device, decoupling the relationship between directory structures and the directory's physical location.