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nas

abbreviation for nasal.

NAS

Abbreviation for:
Normative Aging Study
Narcotics Assistance Section
National Acceptor Survey
National Asthma Survey
National Autistic Society 
new active substance 
no abnormality seen
nucleic acids
nucleoside analogues
nucleus accumbens septum

NAS

1. Neonatal abstinence syndrome. See Neonatal withdrawal syndrome.
2. No abnormalities seen.

National Academy of Sciences

, National Academies,

NAS

An organization comprising a selected group of honored or distinguished engineers and scientists who are called upon to review and explore the uses of science and technology as they may further or enlighten national interests in the U.S.
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As a staging area for tape backup and archive, ATA-based nearline storage is a natural networked resource for disk-to-disk backup of all of the application servers' Direct Attached Storage.
It is an exceptionally cost effective replacement for conventional direct attached storage and provides an introductory IP-SAN capability with raw capacity of up to 1.
The direct attached storage of these 10 servers totaled about 1 terabyte, and the individual management of each server led to an increasing backup and maintenance overhead.
To help IT managers achieve even the most stringent recovery point and recovery time objectives, iSCSI Storage Server now provides continuous data replication for direct attached storage by means of the enhanced DiskSafe software option, which when coupled with FalconStor's database aware Snapshot Agents, creates point-in-time images to ensure that application data is continuously replicated and backed up in a valid, transactionally accurate state with 100% data integrity.
In addition to simplified management, the act of adding another NAS device is much less painful than with the traditional Direct Attached Storage (DAS), which is attached to a server.