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CD-ROM

Compact disk-read only memory Informatics A compact disk, capable of holding ± 750 MB of permanent data, which is recorded or burned only once. Cf CD-RW.
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The insatiable thirst for more computer has ignited the explosion of CD-ROM drives. And while the popularity of CD-ROMs may seem faddish, it is not likely to fade.
These days you will find mention of CD-ROM drives in every type of magazine, but the best information is in special publications such as E-Media Professional, PC World, and the best titles of the Ziff-Davis empire (PC Magazine, Windows Resources).
I was curious about the CD-ROM drive bundled with my new Compaq Presario, but the documentation said nothing about it, nor could the salesman provide details.
In addition, OAI claims to be the only company to provide eight to 64 mini-changer CD-ROM drives in a single cabinet, enabling up to 175 GB of online data.
TurboCD/33x servers include Safe-Swap technology, which is a capability for hot swapping CD-ROM drives in CD server and tower systems.
the user will see no difference between the throughput of a local CD-ROM drive and the performance of the TopSpin-attached drives.
With SafeSwap, a CD-ROM server can achieve maximum reliability because CD-ROM drives can be replaced while the server remains online.
Some vendors sell CD-ROM drives or multimedia kits that were returned by unhappy customers, fixed (one hopes), and then repackaged.
With the new built-in processor and multiplex-or, these new models enable up to eight CD-ROM drives to use a single SCSI address, enabling expansion of networked CD-ROM resources.
The multiprotocol file server installs and automatically configures itself as a NetWare, Network File System (NFS), and Web server, allowing users in each of these environments to employ familiar commands to simultaneously access up to seven CD-ROM drives.
Contract notice: Supply of consumables for printers and fax, dvd, cd-rom drives and breeding materials for all municipal services of the city of cannes.
Compatible with both Macintosh and PC CD-ROM drives.