Access Time

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Access Time

In telecommunications, the delay between the time a request is made on a system and the time the system grants the request. As technology advances, access time is generally reduced.
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This is because traditional performance-improvement approaches, such as increasing clock speed, decreasing memory access times, and clever scheduling of instructions are no longer yielding major improvements.
The new servers offer support for up to 64Gb of main memory and 48Tb of connected storage and include a fibre channel subsystem and dynamic partitioning capabilities as well as enhanced system throughput and reduced local and remote memory access times.
The new servers offer support for up to 64Gb of main memory and 48Tb of connected storage and include a fibre channel subsystem and dynamic partitioning capabilities as well as enhanced system throughput and reduced local and remote memory access times. In addition, Sequent has teamed with EMC to provide a fibre channel direct connect capability to EMC's Symmetrix Enterprise Storage Systems.