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ALSO CALLED: Direct Access Storage Device
DEFINITION: DASD, pronounced DAZ-dee (Direct access storage device), is a general term for magnetic disk storage devices. The term has historically been used in the mainframe and minicomputer (mid-range computer) environments and is sometimes used to refer to hard disk drives for personal computers. A redundant array of independent disks (RAID) is also a type of DASD. The "direct access" means that all data can  … 
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DASDWhite Papers (View All Report Types)
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Maximize the Performance of your Windows SAN Infrastructure
sponsored by Diskeeper Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how to maximize the performance of your Windows SAN infrastructure. The SAN’s role is to provide the storage; the operating system’s job is to deliver that data in a manner that works best. It also examines the benefits of defragmentation.
Posted: 16 Nov 2010 | Published: 16 Nov 2010

Diskeeper Corporation

Data Loss Prevention for IBM i
sponsored by Innovatum, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Open system technology has introduced real threats to data; making loss—whether from theft, malicious manipulation or inadvertent misuse—easier than before. The IBM i has exceptional audit capabilities making it one of the most secure technology platforms. Read this white paper to learn how the IBM i might be a good solution for your organization.
Posted: 16 Apr 2010 | Published: 16 Apr 2010

Innovatum, Inc.
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DASD DEFINITION (continued): … DASD, pronounced DAZ-dee (Direct access storage device), is a general term for magnetic disk storage devices. The term has historically been used in the mainframe and minicomputer (mid-range computer) environments and is sometimes used to refer to hard disk drives for personal computers. A redundant array of independent disks (RAID) is also a type of DASD. The "direct access" means that all data can be accessed directly in about the same amount of time rather than having to progress sequentially through the data.
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