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hot swapping

(hardware)
The connection and disconnection of peripherals or other components without interrupting system operation. This facility may have design implications for both hardware and software.

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When a system crash or data loss disaster happened, you could always restore your crashed system or lost data from HOTSwap Storage Cluster.
Field configurability of I/O, storage, and power supply without de-racking the system, and minimization of service downtime with hotswap capabilities can translate to significant reductions in operational cost and complexity.
India, June 18 -- Data Robotics Systems (India) Limited, a leading backup software developer, today announced the release of HOTSwap Backup Software version 6.
Using it on a portable computer, external parallel CD-RW and hot-swap floppy disk is fine - on the laptop used there was no hot-swap facility which meant a longer disaster recovery plan - but on most new machines hotswap is supported as standard.
ARAID hotswap capability allows the failed hard drive to be replaced while the system is in use.
The chassis is also equipped with a redundant 700W 1+1 hotswap redundant high efficiency power supply (Gold level 91%+ Power Efficiency) for outstanding power savings, and fault tolerance.
As with all Image Systems' displays, the high bright color LCDs include a 3-year warranty and free HotSwap Advance Product Replacement service.
In addition, optional universal HotSwap Maintenance By-Pass modules allow the UPS to be replaced without interrupting the power supply - assuring power continuity.
Nasdaq:XICO), a leading supplier of programmable mixed-signal integrated circuits, today introduced the X80070, X80071, X80072, and X80073, a new generation of negative supply hotswap controllers.
Summary of Features: -- Single -30V to -110V Hotswap Controller and Five Power Sequencers -- Flexible DC-DC Module Sequencing: Parallel or Relay Modes -- Four Independent Built-in Delay Circuits for DC/DC Sequencing -- Selectable Overvoltage and Undervoltage Detection and Protection -- Battery or Auxiliary Voltage Backup Mode with Undervoltage Detection Down to -20V -- Options for Hardshort Retry and Delay with Pin Indicator: -- X80010 and X80011 use Always Retry with Delay -- X80011 and X80013 use 5-time Retry with Delay -- Overcurrent Bypass Limit During Insertion Up to 3x to minimize FET stress -- Selectable Overcurrent Detection and Gate Shutoff -- Selectable Gate Control Currents from 10 microamps to 160 microamps to optimize turn-on surge current vs.