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ATA drive

The official name for an IDE drive. See IDE.
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If your machine is an older computer with an IDE or parallel ATA drive interface, the speed benefit you'd realize from investing in an SSD isn't big enough to justify the expense.
ATA drive products lagged for several years since such calculations were not necessary designed for the desktop market.
An ATA drive's internal data transfer speed tops out at about 60MB/s--the maximum rate that the data head can sustain reads or writes to the disk media.
"You just need to power on additional nodes, and you get additional performance and capacity automatically."<p>Each node has 12TB of capacity and is made up of a 2U (3.5-in) x86 server with 12 Serial ATA drives.<p>DX Object Storage has the capability of being configured as write-once, read many (WORM) storage for regulatory compliance purposes.
Serial ATA drives come close to Fibre Channel speeds with a much lower price point, making SAS ideal for high-end applications with large capacity needs.
"This option was designed to help ease the transition from IDE to Serial ATA drives," continued Mr.
They are designed to support up to 1.6 TB of storage capacity using high-speed serial ATA drives and Intel's latest 3.2 MHz P4 processor with built-in 800 MHz front side bus and 1 MB cache, and fast 1 GB DDR SDRAM memory.
A combination of Fibre Channel and ATA drives can be used in the same system for high-capacity, low-performance requirements.
The most important of these are iSCSI/IP SANs and serial ATA drives.
Pogo Linux chose Serial ATA drives because the emerging technology is more reliable than ATA and offers improvements in performance growth for the future.
The E400 also uses SCSI disk drives, but the larger EchoView variants will use ATA drives, StorageTek said.
FastTrak SX4000 supports RAID 0, 1, 0+1, 5 and JBOD using up to four standard Ultra ATA drives. The onboard Promise BIOS offers 48-bit Large LBA support to automatically recognize and optimize the performance of larger Ultra ATA drives while supporting individual drive sizes exceeding 137GB for maximum capacity arrays.