I/O bound

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I/O bound

Spending more time reading and writing data than processing. Faster transfer speed between storage and memory improves the performance of I/O bound computers. See I/O intensive.
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However, the combination of virtualizing XenApp, upgrading to Windows Server 2008 and shared storage introduces performance issues with provisioning, boot time and application response time for IO bound applications.
Applications - accelerates response time of IO bound applications