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(computer science) the time it takes for a read/write head to move to a specific data track

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The court disposed of the FIA's petition, advising the investigation agency to file an application in the ATC if it wanted to seek time to submit additional evidence from the foreign jurisdiction.
Of these, SSTF and SATF require an elaborate disk model in order to predict disk seek time or access time, which are not required for SCAN-like algorithms.
Originally, the MPC-1 standard for the CD-ROM drive included a seek time of 1000 milliseconds (ms) (most hard drives today are in the under-20 ms range) and a sustained DTR of 150K/sec.
This might indicate that teens seek time with friends which is unstructured and without overt adult influence in a (relatively) healthy atmosphere.
The petition to seek time duration of disqualification under Article 62(1)(f) was filed by politicians who were disqualified in cases of fake degrees.
Justice Jawwad remarked " don't seek time otherwise we will hear the matter continuously for one hour and decide it.
The 7K60 also shows a 20-percent improvement in average seek time (time it takes the read/write arm to arrive at the desired data track).
The Ultra 160 SCSI Atlas V offers a density of 9Gb/platter in 9, 18 and 36Gb capacities, and an average seek time of 6.3ms, which according to Quantum is the fastest seek time in the world for a 7200rpm drive.
The rise of iSCSI and IP storage coincides with the declining popularity of parallel interfaces, with their inherent physical limitations, and the increasing popularity of Serial ATA (SATA) and other inexpensive serial interfaces (disk drive vendors, in fact, are now delivering enterprise-level devices with SATA interfaces that provide 10,000 RPM, 1.2 million hours MTBF, 5.2 millisecond seek time, and five-year warranties, at prices 30% lower than traditional SCSI drives).
Other features include a 6.6ms seek time, a robust mechanical design with a rigid, shock-resistant base casting, a low power consumption and several data protection components.
Weighing less than two ounces, CMS' Fire & Forget has a data transfer rate of up to 20MB per second, with an average seek time of 15ms.
The slow seek time, throughput performance, media characteristics and sequential access nature of tapes and tape drives causes complexity, unreliability and limitations within existing backup systems.
Disk drive manufacturers are already starting to deliver enterprise-level devices with SATA interfaces that provide 10,000 RPM, 1.2 million hours MTBF, 5.2-millisecond seek time, and five-year warranties, at prices 30% lower than traditional SCSI drives.
The DiamondMax Plus 40 drives feature a sub-9.0ms average seek time, a 2MB cache buffer incorporating a high-speed 100MHz SDRAM memory for high sustained transfer rate, Maxtor's proprietary DualWave processor, and UltraDMA 66 for up to 66MB per second transfer rates.
This shorter distance reduces the drive's seek time, which also increases the number of IOPS the drive can sustain.