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main storage

[′mān ′stȯr·ij]
(computer science)
A digital computer's principal working storage, from which instructions can be executed or operands fetched for data manipulation. Also known as main memory.
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In Day Packs, the Three Rivers Day Pack features one large main storage compartment with a secondary compartment.
The new mSATA SSDs will be available in 256GB, 128GB and 64GB densities as main storage devices, as well as at 32GB for caching.
This helps you to easily search for and retrieve it, while keeping your main storage system clear of older, rarely used files.
A special feature included the supply of 25 metre long probes to prevent freezing of bedrock under the four main storage tanks at the Melkoya LNG facility.
In its 50th anniversary year, Scientific & Chemical (SciChem) has embarked on a substantial investment programme at its headquarters and main storage and distribution centre in Bilston in the West Midlands.
The company's main storage for imported tobacco products had been transferred to Finland Post's storage facilities at the beginning of April 2004, according to the company.
If the main storage device should fail, data on the secondary storage device can immediately be promoted to primary status and brought online.
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