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Synonyms for partition

Synonyms for partition

a solid structure that encloses an area or separates one area from another

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to make a division into parts, sections, or branches

to separate with or as if with a wall

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Synonyms for partition

a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)

(computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit

(anatomy) a structure that separates areas in an organism

divide into parts, pieces, or sections

separate or apportion into sections

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The library architecture that best supports mixed use is one that allows libraries to be partitioned easily into different logical or virtual libraries.
As a result, the ES7000 can be logically partitioned into isolated server environments--dozens of virtual machines executing workloads simultaneously.
Cisco's Catalyst 6500 switches also allowed High Tech Campus Eindhoven in the Netherlands to build a single network that can be partitioned into multiple segments serving thousands of employees, partners, and guests.
In cases where the user's hard disk is partitioned only as one drive, that meant the user could not image their system at all from within Windows.
In contrast, with the innovative secure partitioning capability of the INTEGRITY-61508 RTOS, software--from non safety-related through safety critical--can be partitioned on a single processor.
ADIC and SpectraLogic do not anticipate seeing v irtual partitioned mixed media in lower-end markets, and do not plan to develop for it.
The new Hitachi TagmaStore(TM) Adaptable Modular Storage and Workgroup Modular Storage lineup are successors to the popular Hitachi Thunder 9500(TM) V Series modular storage systems and provide advanced enterprise features such as Logical Cache Partitioning that can be tailored to support high-performance computing environments, rich media applications, and online transaction processing (OLTP) -- enabling a concurrent mix of up to 16 partitioned workloads -- optimizing cache performance for each individual application.
As a result, INTEGRITY-178B can support different system architectures including a push architecture (ARINC 653 style), a pull architecture (client-server model), event driven, or time sliced, making INTEGRITY-178B an exemplary solution for today's systems that require a partitioned hard real-time operating system.