Storage device may refer to:
- Box, or any of a variety of containers or receptacles
- Data storage device, a device for recording information, which could range from handwriting to video or acoustic recording, or to electromagnetic energy modulating magnetic tape and optical discs
- Object storage device, computer storage device
- Portable storage device, small hard drive
- Nintendo DS storage devices, used for Nintendo game systems
Other articles related to "storage device, storage, storage devices, device":
... An Object-based Storage Device (OSD) is a computer storage device, similar to disk storage but working at a higher level ... The OSD is responsible for managing the storage of objects and their metadata ... Several research projects have explored object storage and implemented prototype systems with various semantics ...
... A file sequence located within a mass storage device is said to be contiguous if every file in the sequence is unfragmented, i.e ... in one contiguous and ordered piece of storage space (ideally in one or multiple, but contiguous, extents) consecutive files in the sequence occupy ... for file sequences than just their locality of reference, because it is related to the storage medium hosting the whole sequence than to the sequence itself (or its metadata) ...
... When being contrasted with content-addressed storage, a typical local or networked storage device is referred to as location-addressed ... In a location-addressed storage device, each element of data is stored onto the physical medium, and its location recorded for later use ... The storage device often keeps a list, or directory, of these locations ...
... multiple media are systematically moved from storage to usage in the backup process and back to storage ... the process of recovering data from storage devices when the normal operational methods are impossible ... disk image single file or storage device containing the complete contents and structure representing a data storage medium or device, such as a hard drive, tape drive, floppy disk, CD/D ...
Famous quotes containing the words device and/or storage:
“Corporation. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility.”
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