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Block

Large quantity of stock or large dollar amount of bonds held or traded. As a rule of thumb, 10,000 shares or more of stock and $200,000 or more worth of bonds would be described as a block.

Block

An exceptionally large amount or value of securities. While there is no specific definition of how many shares constitute a block, most people using the term refer to holding or trading more than 10,000 shares and/or shares worth more than $200,000. Almost invariably, trades of this magnitude involve institutional investors. See also: Block trade, Secondary issue.

block

A large amount of a security, usually 10,000 shares or more.

block

An area bounded by perimeter streets.Many subdivision descriptions employ a subdivision name,and then a block number and a lot number to identify particular properties.The numbers are assigned when the subdivision developer files its plat plan with local authorities.

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Data protection would run at the block level, but would also preserve file intelligence.
However, the best implementation is not yet possible--ideally the faster hardware level should redirect the 110 requests, but only when it can handle file levels as well as block levels outside the host.
This obstacle centered around IP storage appearing as block level devices on Windows networks.
Direct-attached storage (DAS): DAS is still the most common storage architecture and provides the server-based block level storage that many databases require.
Many companies have gone with NAS instead, but most of these devices do not handle block level storage well, lack a single point of management, and suffer from network latency issues.