magnetic tape group

magnetic tape group

[mag′ned·ik ¦tāp ‚grüp]
(computer science)
A cabinet containing two or more magnetic tape units, each of which can operate independently, but which sometimes share one or more channels with which they communicate with a central processor. Also known as tape cluster; tape group.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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