working storage


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working storage

[′wərk·iŋ ′stȯr·ij]
(computer science)
An area of main memory that is reserved by the programmer for storing temporary or intermediate values. Also known as working space.
In COBOL (computer language), a section in the data division used for describing the name, structure, usage, and initial value of program variables that are neither constants nor records of input/output files.
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This dramatically speeds up the backup process, and in conjunction with Nearline FC disk drives, simplifies the introduction of D2D backups from working storage domains.
BENTEK's reporting of the EIA's Producing Region will benefit the most from adding the FERC Order 720 data, improving coverage of the regional market from 52% of working storage capacity to 87% of the market.
When fully developed in 2009, the field will have a working storage capacity of 12 billion cubic feet of natural gas.
The combined working storage at the two facilities is more than 20 Bcf with room for expansion.
The goal is to reach 30 billion cubic feet of working storage capacity by 2012.
With EC a working storage domain is synchronized with a duplicate storage domain that can be used for disaster recovery, backup and recovery, and many other applications.
5 million gallons of granite-cavern working storage capacity, 360,000 gallons of above-ground storage capacity, a 62-mile LPG pipeline and a truck rack.
These subsidiaries own and operate two salt-dome storage facilities located near Hattiesburg, Mississippi with a combined current working storage capacity of 6.
6 Bcf of working storage capacity that commenced operations in April of 2002 and has provided reliable and flexible storage services for its customers.
The combined working storage at the two facilities is more than 20 billion cubic feet (bcf), with potential for additional cavern expansion.