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disk drive

a mechanical device in a COMPUTER which records and retrieves data from a rotating magnetic or vinyl disk.
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This hard disk drives market analysis is supported with 200 data tables and figures that provide key statistics on the state of the HDD industry and is a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and individuals interested in the market.
Lastly, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the hard disk drive, contributions are being accepted to preserve the history and legacy of magnetic disk storage.
and looks like an internal disk drive to the client.
designs, manufactures and markets robotic systems, motion control and machine vision technology for global markets including automotive, consumer electronics, consumer goods, disk drive, food, industrial tooling, medical devices, and pharmaceutical.
But I think there are some interesting trends and they are--as disk capacities get larger in these RAID arrays and in particular as disk drives get smaller and you start to have a larger number of disk drives in arrays--people are concerned about multiple disk-drive failures.
Disk controllers based on Serial Attached SCSI will connect with both low-cost, high capacity Serial ATA disk drives and with high performance, dual-port Serial Attached SCSI drives.
The first hard disk drives with 80 gigabytes on each side of a 3.
This is a strong, seasoned team that has been instrumental in the growth of our Disk Drive Components Division," said Wayne Fortun, Hutchinson Technology's president and chief executive officer.
While the cost of hybrid disk drives may slightly increase with the addition of OneNAND, any increase will be mitigated by several factors, including lower maintenance costs, 95 percent power savings when the disk is not spinning, faster boot time and substantially increased reliability.
By setting up a synchronous mirror of your disk drives, you have a complete mirror of your data at all times.
Compellent's open-systems hardware architecture enables the use of both SATA and Fibre Channel disk drives within the same system - optimizing the balance between performance and cost while delivering unlimited scalability and long term investment protection.
Hitachi is committed to being the pre-eminent supplier of disk drives to the consumer electronics marketplace.