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CISC

clean intermittent self-catheterization (insertion of a flexible catheter by a patient into his or her own bladder when a catheter is needed to drain retained urine).
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The solution to this dilemma for AVK takes advantage of the programmability of the 82750PB by performing the real-time scheduling of tasks using a collection of microcode routines called the "microcode engine.
AMD says its processors have "near-zero" risk to the Spectre variant that require a microcode update, but it is nevertheless releasing optional firmware updates for its chips.
HDS rated high in these use cases thanks to its well-regarded software, the ability to virtualize third-party storage systems and its reliability, solid performance and quality microcode.
Today, Hitachi Data Systems also solidified its mainframe storage performance lead with new mainframe support for the latest flash acceleration microcode enhancements for Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) that dramatically improve high speed flash media performance within VSP.
Reliability also has to do with how well the microcode (or firmware) for controlling the hardware and host interface is tested and proven.
I believe out of that sixty-seven dollars out of a hundred dollar bill, probably half of that is going to be spent on software, and I mean microcode, firmware, and post resident software as well as fabric resident, which happens to run on a processor hidden inside the fabric.
The issue began over claims BCC made for its Extender Internal AS/400 disks, which utilize IBM's own Ultrastar 18LZX with different microcode, electronics, casing, and power regulators and which began shipping in summer 1999.