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Synonyms for disk

a closed plane curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point or something shaped like this

Synonyms for disk

something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate

(computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored

draw a harrow over (land)

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The detection of so many thick disks could prove to be an important step forward in deciphering the puzzle of how galaxies form, she says.
Data on WORM disks cannot be erased, making them ideal for a variety of applications requiring audit trails, such as in CAD/CAM (computer-aided design--computer-aided manufacturing), program development and financial and business applications.
How well does it integrate with a disk library or tape library for longer-term retention?
These disks are considered the remains of much denser, gas-rich rings of dust, known as protoplanetary disks, that swaddle infant stars.
Using Disk Purge software will guarantee that ALL data will be completely erased from a disk drive.
For example, tier-1 storage might hold mission-critical or recently access files on RAID disk arrays; tier-2 storage might house operational or seldom-used files on less expensive media in a storage area network (SAN); while tier-3 storage maintains event-driven or rarely-used files on tape media.
To form a planet, one probably needs a relatively quiet environment so that dust can settle into a thin, dense disk layer," Kalas says.
The memory disks can be deployed easily in already installed server systems, and used as SAN storage consisting of arrays.
The solution will be to either buy more disks in the form of blades, increase the size of the disks when possible with upgrades or move the data to a next tier solution that is removable.
Gradually losing energy through interactions with the disk of gas and dust from which it was born, the fledgling planet would have spiraled inward to its current location.
offers E-Disk(R) Fibre Channel, Ultra SCSI, SCSI, ATA / IDE, USB, cPCI and VME electronic disk solid-state storage flash drives.
Lower allocation levels mean more disks must be acquired to meet the storage demand therefore increasing the overall cost of storage as well as the operational expenses needed to keep the storage functional.
For the past 15 years, astronomers have gathered more and more evidence that many newborn stars are encircled by flattened disks of gas and dust.
BiTMICRO Networks(R), a pioneer in intelligent ATA / IDE, SCSI, USB, VME, Compact PCI, FireWire and Fibre Channel flash disks, today is pleased to announce at the 2004 National Association of Broadcasters Convention (NAB2004) being held at Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, from April 17 - 22, 2004 that Fast Forward Video, Inc.
Vendors are starting to introduce libraries that use inexpensive ATA disks with a virtualization engine front end, which emulates a tape library to the backup software running on the backup server.