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Tier

A group of securities according to company size or quality. For example, blue chip stocks may belong in one tier, while startup stocks belong in another. See also: Secondary stock, Credit rating.

tier

A grouping of securities, usually by company size or security quality. See also secondary stock.

tier

A row of townships extending east and west. See public land survey system.

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Customs officials inspect off-road equipment at the port of entry and will not allow machines without labels that correspond to the tier level in place at time of manufacture.
While the storage tiers stay consistent (although likely to grow in capacity), it's the data itself that migrates from one tier to another, as administrators attempt to keep the right data on the most appropriate resource at the right times.
EDSTAC's main objective of the inclusion of the frog (Xenopus laevis) metamorphosis assay as a Tier 1 screen is to detect thyroid agonists and antagonists, rather than to represent amphibians as a taxonomic group (1).
Start with a process for a single data class for an application, and its respective storage service tier.
Online data movement between tiers, allowing application data to move from one tier to another without any business disruption, as application behavior and business priorities evolve; and
The computing tier of data centers still looks like a collection of hardwired boxes, each dedicated to a specific application silo.
With AMPP, the traditional 110 bus bandwidth problem of SMP is mitigated by delegating most I/O to the second, massively parallel tier.
Data is automatically classified and migrated to the optimum tier of storage based on usage, enabling organizations of all sizes to implement an automated tiered storage solution without the traditional cost and complexity of information lifecycle management (ILM).
ALP's unique functionality eliminates application overload, intelligently schedules and prioritizes delivery requests, and monitors and reports on application performance across all tiers.
Using HiCommand Tiered Storage Manager, customers can move data moved between storage tiers dynamically and non-disruptively, while applications continue to operate seamlessly.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Compellent's SAN Is Industry's First to Automate Block-Level Data Migration Between Storage Tiers Based on Usage Patterns