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Asynchronous

1. In computing, describing a process that occurs independently of other processes.

2. In telecommunications, describing two signals within a network or between two networks that are sent at different times.

3. More generally, describing two or more events that occur at a different time or something that occurs at the wrong time.
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The new 36Mb synchronous SRAMs are currently available in industrial temperature grade in RoHS-compliant 100-pin TQFP and 165-ball BGA packages.
Asynchronous replication, like synchronous replication, creates an exact copy of the local data on a remote system.
Pre-requisites: Understanding of the basic principles of synchronous transmission; knowledge of PDH transmission networks would also be advantageous.
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From a cost standpoint, a synchronous approach usually requires higher bandwidth and more equipment in order to maintain acceptable performance for several reasons:
Transmission modes: Principles of asynchronous and synchronous transmission and comparison of these transmission modes
Our Synchronous SRAM is extensively used in communications, automotive, industrial, and military applications.
In synchronous mode, block level data transactions or Input/Output (I/O) requests are committed to one or more remote storage systems prior to sending a write acknowledgement back to the primary unit.
The 30V synchronous buck converter chip set, FDS6298 and FDS6299S was designed specifically to optimize efficiency and space in notebook computers using the latest Intel Mobile Voltage Positioning (IMVP) specifications.
LLC, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its portfolio company, Synchronous Aerospace Group, to Precision Castparts Corp.
As long as the writes are sent in order to the remote location, the data is valid and most transactional applications will recover just as they would with synchronous.