disk farm


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disk farm

(jargon)
(Or "laundromat") A large room or rooms filled with disk drives (especially washing machines).
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This new SCSI standard can promote: storage area network (SAN), network-attached storage (NAS), geographic distribution, data integrity, disk farms, use the existing network cable plant and a single technology for connection of storage systems within local-area networks (LANs) and wide-area networks (WANs).
And low-cost disk farms on an IP-SAN can a lleviate, and potentially obviate, the tape backup window problem, while making backup data readily available for disaster recovery.