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system image

(1) The current contents of memory, which includes the operating system and running programs. For effective management, a cluster of computer systems may be organized as a single system image, in which all systems appear as one. See virtual server and Sysplex.

(2) The current contents of the hard disk, which includes the operating system and installed applications. Copying system images from one computer to another is the fastest way to populate new hardware, because copying pre-installed applications is much faster than installing them. See disk image, virtual appliance and install program.
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According to XDA, speaking at this year's Android Dev Summit, Hung-ying Tyan from Google's Project Treble teamheld a talktitled "Understand the impact of Generic System Images (GSI)." During his talk, he said, " GSI is the central piece in Treble compliance.
Acronis True Image 2015 release is a solution that protects the entire system, and offers full system image backup and both protection locally and to the cloud for multi-platform environments -- including email, music, photos, videos, documents, settings, browser favourites, applications and operating system.
Among other user-requested enhancements, this major release features the industry's first scheduled automatic backup of full system images to the Acronis Cloud, in addition to traditional, locally-attached storage.
Summary: Double-TakeA Software (NASDAQ: DBTK), a leading infrastructure software company, today announced the release of Livewireao, which provides continuous full system image backup to a centralized disk based recovery server that can be local or at a remote site.
A master system image from a single easy-to-copy template ensures simplified software management and updates to BIOS, system drivers, firmware, operating systems and applications.
From the Remote View computer, an individual can not only view 8000 system screens but also can perform system image backup functions.
Using standard Tomado[R] II development tools, it is possible to create a reliable run time operating system image to download into the resident 16 MB Flash drive.
In addition, personal disaster recovery software should offer businesses other types of recovery mechanisms such as complete backup recovery from an existing static system image either stored on the same PC or on external media such as a USB-based external hard drive or stored across multiple CDs / DVDs which are self booting.
HP launched the EV7 versions of the Marvels in January, scaling up to 16 processors in a single system image, and yesterday the 1.15GHz EV7 processor was ready for 32-way GS1280 machines.
Although either CMOS or CCD chips could be used, the 4/3 System image sensors must be uniform in size for all cameras using the standard.
The OSA architecture and separation of tasks also allows the ASF System to provide single system image and auto configuration, meaning that after the first ASF System is configured, new firewall units added are automatically configured and integrated.
The host system image quality is retained, and clinicians can learn 3D quickly and easily on their familiar ultrasound systems.

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