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hard disk

a computer data storage medium that consists of a rigid disk with an electromagnetic coating allowing information to be transcribed onto and from it. Permanently mounted in a dust-proof container, a hard disk has a storage capacity many times that of a diskette. Also called hard drive. Compare diskette.
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The Global Hard Disk Drives Industry 2015 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the hard disk drives market that provides a basic overview of the industry including HDD definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure.
In the disk array configuration that consists of multiple hard disks for single parity capacity, when one hard disk damaged, the disk array can replace the damaged hard disk with a spare hard disk and restore the system's normal operating mode, a process known as "disk array recovery".
Toshiba is continuing to lead the way in small, portable, high-capacity hard disk drives," said Amy Dalphy, manager, HDD business unit, Toshiba SDD.
Like Windows 95, Windows 98 has a nifty feature, called DriveSpace, an application that compresses files on either the hard disk or floppy disks by as much as 3:1.
Contained in its massive tower case were a 40 megabyte hard disk, 2 MB of RAM, an EGA video card, 15-inch color monitor, and it could run the newest version of Lotus 123.
Hard disk failure is, by far, the most common problem plaguing users.
Exceptional hard drive reliability and longer STB service life by lowering hard disk drive duty cycle and protecting file system integrity;
Encrypts either specific partitions or the entire hard disk
Instead of wasting time accessing the flower hard disk repeatedly for the latest data, cache memory is able to dish it up quickly.
Calluna's PCMCIA Type III hard disk is the ideal removable cartridge for the many portable computers that are now appearing in the market with PCMCIA Type III slots (such as machines from Toshiba, Hewlett Packard, Compaq, NEC, AST, Acer and IBM).
Albert's long experience in hard disk drive technology and markets will contribute to our efforts at promoting the industry through symposia, education, and standards in the industry across the entire region and especially in Thailand.