block size


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block size

(1) The number of individual elements making up a block.
(2) A term of art used in clinical trials for the number of patients in a particular treatment block or arm.
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In the second case the "iSCSI HBA" is an adapter that offers server CPU offload, but general-purpose processors have trouble dealing with block sizes of 4KB or smaller, which are common in OLTP traffic profiles.
For today's systems, as a rule, the larger the block size, the faster the tape drive can work.
The automatic program and erase features coupled with the large block size and fast access times make this device an attractive solution for the growing group of file storage applications.
As testament to our commitment to the high-capacity storage and embedded market, Toshiba now offers a new monolithic 1Gb binary NAND with the faster access times and larger block size required to meet the unique demands of these applications.
Gluck said, "Because the base FS2620 platform is a high-performance RAID controller, it was optimized for both large block size imaging applications such as backup as well as small block size transaction-oriented applications such as database and e-commerce.
The SC-1000 compression engine implements real-time data compression for disk-to-disk backup, while the security engine, which supports 128- and 256-bit key sizes, implements the AES algorithm in ECB mode with a 128-bit block size and variable key size changeable on a per-block basis.
Focusing on block size orders (minimum 10,000 shares or $200,000 market value) allows Alexander Wescott & Co.
This is likely a diagonal spread at work, given the different expiration dates and strike prices (but the similarity in block size and timing).
Tenders are invited for Mdf Block Size 30 X 76 Mm X 2.
Tenders are invited for Fabrication of collets for end cap welding opration for 19 and 37 element bundle with given material tungston/copper block size : 25x25x50 mm.
With bonds color-coded to differentiate taxable, tax-exempt callable and tax-exempt non-callable bonds, users may select any point on the graph to view detailed bond information such as block size, rating, issuer, coupon rate, maturity date, yield, price and dealer.
It is highly likely these are related in some manner, given the similarity in block size and timing.