shared resource

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shared resource

[′sherd ′rē‚sȯrs]
(computer science)
Peripheral equipment that is simultaneously shared by several users.

shared resource

Sharing a peripheral device (disk, printer, etc.) among several users. For example, a file server and laser printer in a LAN are shared resources. Contrast with shared logic.
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VTLs also enable disk sharing by multiple backup application servers, often eliminating the need for costly storage sharing software.
It doesn't offer disk sharing between Solaris and NT systems.
5 TB per host adapter -- Enables disk sharing through simultaneous attachment of multiple UNIX and Windows NT hosts to the IBM 7133 Serial Disk System -- Provides high availability with redundant data paths, redundant cooling units, and two power supplies -- Facilitates remote mirroring -- up to 10 km connection distances -- with the Advanced SSA Optical Extender -- Simplifies storage management when used with the IBM StorWatch Serial Storage Expert.