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SNIA Storage Networking Dictionary
No. of terms: 1000
Description: The SNIA (Storage Networking Industry Association) Dictionary is a one of its kind when it comes to professional dictionaries. It “contains terms and definitions related to storage, and is the storage networking industry’s most comprehensive attempt to date to arrive at a common body of terminology for the technologies it represents. The terms go through a rigorous technical review and approval process by the SNIA Technical Council to assure their accuracy.” The dictionary covers all aspects of storage and the context od each term is shown in the definition.
As a dictionary devoted to rapidly evolving technical field, new terminology is constantly being introduced to this fascinating reference source.
Example term: Solid State Disk (SSD)
[Storage System] A disk whose storage capability is provided by solid-state random access or flash memory rather than magnetic or optical media.
A solid state disk generally offers very high access performance compared to that of rotating magnetic disks, because it eliminates mechanical seek and rotation time. It may also offer very high data transfer capacity. Cost per byte of storage, however, is typically higher, however.
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