NVRAM


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NVRAM

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NVRAM

(1) (Non-Volatile RAM) A storage technology that retains its content without power. Solid state drives (SSDs) and flash memory are examples. See non-volatile memory, SSD and flash memory.

(2) (Non-Volatile RAM) Dynamic RAM (DRAM) or static RAM (SRAM) memory chips that are backed up by battery or non-volatile storage in the event of failure. See BBSRAM, nvSRAM, dynamic RAM and static RAM.
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Other advantage of using an NVRAM instead of another type of memory (such as a flash memory) is based on the fact that the NVRAM is a read-write memory and, therefore, the access to the stored data is simple and fast.
The machines were each able to handle 38 messages/second (48 assuming NVRAM).
However, our theorem shows that there is some sequence of crashes that can drive a standard Data Link protocol (which has no NVRAM) into a state such that r [not element of] [s, s + w].
A complete, high-performance way around these parity update problems in RAID-5 is to use significant quantities of NVRAM with reliable battery backup.
Additional features include up to 2 GB of DDR2 SDRAM with ECC per processor, 128 MB boot Flash with write protection, up to 4 GB Flash-based file storage, protected backup boot flash, 128 KB NVRAM, two Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) interfaces (one per processor) and selectable EIA-232/422 serial ports.