storage pool


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storage pool

[′stȯr·ij ‚pül]
(computer science)
A collection of similar data storage devices.
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The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan is, for the first time, removing fuel rods from a storage pool near one of the three reactors that melted down in the 2011 disaster.
French state-controlled utility EDF plans to build a new central storage pool for nuclear waste but has not yet decided on a site, the company
| TOKYO, Nov 18 (KUNA) -- Operator of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant began removing fuel rods from a damaged storage pool of the No.
The fuel rods are currently in a precarious state in a storage pool in Unit 4.
In the days after the tsunami, there were fears that the blast had damaged Unit 4's storage pool and, in desperation, the authorities used helicopters and fire hoses to keep it filled with water.
TOKYO (TAP) - The cooling system for a storage pool for fuel at one of the reactors at the tsunami-damaged Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan failed for the second time in a month, although there was no immediate danger from the breakdown.
Finally, data security and integrity rely on policies to define access control so applications access only their own storage extents within a storage pool. Ensuring policies are consistent on every port in every switch in a fabric can be time consuming and error prone, particularly as the size of the network increases.
THE operator of Japan's tsunami-flooded nuclear power complex was seeking ways yesterday to pull damaged spent fuel rods out of a storage pool at one of its reactors, citing surging radiation and elevated temperatures.
Meanwhile, emergency teams dumped tons of seawater into a near-boiling storage pool holding spent nuclear fuel, cooling it to 50C.
In another advance, emergency teams dumped tons of seawater into a nearly boiling storage pool holding spent nuclear fuel, cooling it to 50C.
Tokyo Electric Power Company spokesman Hiroshi Aizawa said the firm was investigating after the smoke was seen rising from the spent fuel storage pool of Unit 3 at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant.
This particular containment system is already notorious for being a weak design likely to fail." Added Kevin Kamps, Radioactive Waste Watchdog at Beyond Nuclear who was recently on a nuclear power-related speaking tour in Japan: "In addition to the reactor cores, the storage pool for highly radioactive irradiated nuclear fuel is also at risk.

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