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DEFINITION: A diskette is a random access, removable data storage medium that can be used with personal computers. The term usually refers to the magnetic medium housed in a rigid plastic cartridge measuring 3.5 inches square and about 2millimeters thick. Also called a "3.5-inch diskette," it can store up to 1.44 megabytes (MB) of data. Although many personal computers today come with a 3.5-inch diskette drive  … 
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Failover Strategies on the Cisco UCS B Series Chassis
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how Cisco's popular and powerful Unified Computing Solution is driven by the flexibility and agility of the hardware failover options and Service Profiles.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

Five Must-Haves for Highly Manageable Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Learn what features you should look for when creating a highly manageable infrastructure.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Flash Storage Management Console: Manage Everything In One Place
sponsored by Violin Memory
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief white paper to discover how you can manage all of your flash storage arrays using one web based platform. Read on to learn how you can seamlessly manage one data center or multiple, all from one desktop program.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2015

Violin Memory

Flash Storage Platform That Provides Enterprise Data Services
sponsored by Violin Memory
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to discover a flash storage platform that boosts performance and provides enterprise data services. Read on to learn how this platform can improve your data center, as well as the benefits it provides.
Posted: 06 Mar 2015 | Published: 06 Mar 2015

Violin Memory

Flash-Based Storage: A Crash Course
sponsored by HGST
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about why DBAs should care about SSD, and the differences between flash and SSD. Read on to discover how flash and SSDs can change the way your storage architecture is designed, and how those designs compare with each other.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 11 May 2015

HGST

FlexPod Datacenter with Microsoft Private Cloud
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn about a private cloud solution that is designed for deploying Cisco® and NetApp technologies as a shared cloud infrastructure that has been validated under the Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track v4 program.
Posted: 03 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Four Benefits of a Unified Approach to Storage
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of moving to a unified storage approach as opposed to a diverse "silo-ed" approach. Unified storage is simpler to manage, cuts down on necessary hardware, and offers a number of other benefits.
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 16 May 2014

Commvault

Free Storage Performance Testing: Does it Meet the Needs of Enterprise IT?
sponsored by Load DynamiX
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details alternatives to common storage performance testing tools.
Posted: 21 Jan 2015 | Published: 21 Jan 2015

Load DynamiX

Gartner Report: Recipe For The Flash Revolution
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper featuring expert analysts from Gartner and learn how to make the most of flash storage improvements with all-flash arrays.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 10 Apr 2015

Pure Storage

Get the real time data reduction
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The following resource explores how businesses can reap the benefits of flash storage without needing to run up prices or sacrifice performance to keep costs down. Access now and learn how data reduction makes it all possible.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 12 Jun 2015

EMC Corporation

Gigaom Research: Tangible Advantages of SDN-Powered Scale-Out Storage
sponsored by Coho Data
WHITE PAPER: This report will examine the traditional scale-up architecture and the challenges it faces in today's datacenters. It will explore the evolution of the software-defined scale-out approach, taking a look at where this new model for storage is really a good fit.
Posted: 11 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Feb 2015

Coho Data

Hadoop for Cloud ebook
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how you can use Hadoop in the cloud to cost-effectively deploy analytics for all users in your organization, providing the benefits of big data to everyone. Read on to learn how to reduce hardware and software costs, avoid future expansion costs, and simplify development processes.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Handling Growing Data Demands through Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how converged infrastructure (CI) is ready to handle the workloads of today and how it scales with data growth.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Hardware configuration guide for Ceph
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper is a hardware selection guide for Ceph, and provides high-level infrastructure guidelines for workload analysis, Ceph monitors, and hardware sizing of OSDs for Ceph deployments.
Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Published: 26 Jun 2015

Red Hat

Find a storage solution built around your goals
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this in-depth guide to find out the various features and benefits of each storage system IBM offers – so you can decide which storage solution will fit best into your business environment.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

IBM

First the Tick, Now the Tock: Next Generation Intel Microarchitecture - Nehalem
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper and get a look at how the next generation microarchitecture's dynamically scalable and design-scalable features directly contribute to power efficiency and performance.
Posted: 03 Apr 2009 | Published: 02 Apr 2009

Intel Corporation

Five Keys to Scalability and Disk-Based Backup Systems
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In selecting a disk-based backup solution, it's critical to consider the scalability of each prospective solution to ensure that it will meet the needs of your organization now and into the future. This paper outlines the five key questions you should ask when evaluating the scalability of any disk-based backup solution.
Posted: 07 Feb 2012 | Published: 07 Feb 2012

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

Flash at the Price of Disk
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This quick, 1-page resource delivers a flash solution to your economic qualms as it matches up with the price of disk. Read about 3 things to ask, read, share, and say to get an insider's perspective about this storage innovation.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 12 Feb 2014

Dell and VMware

Future Proofing Your Mobile Computers: How the Features You Select Now Can Protect & Extend Your Investment Years into the Future
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how the features and options available for ruggedized mobile computers used in warehousing and distribution can extend the time they can perform in warehouses and distribution centers. It also provides guidance on how to make decisions that will protect your investments by meeting user needs today and into the future.
Posted: 12 May 2011 | Published: 12 May 2011

Intermec

Gartner Report: Dell's Data Center Strategy: From Chassis to Fabric-Based System
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This resource details a fabric-based infrastructure solution that optimizes data center efficiency and agility. Uncover the impacts and recommendations when considering a converged infrastructure strategy for your IT environment.
Posted: 09 Oct 2012 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Gartner: Fabric Computing Poised as a Preferred Infrastructure for Virtualization and Cloud Computing
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This research note presents results from a recent survey on virtualization and cloud computing. Find out why many of your peers are looking into fabric-based infrastructures and get recommendations to help you leverage the full benefits of this technology.
Posted: 24 May 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Get the most out of your data backup tapes: Caring for magnetic media
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Manufacturers have specific instructions for the care of magnetic tape cartridges, which differ from tape technology to tape technology. It's important to follow those instructions in addition to the general suggestions presented here. Read this tutorial now to find out so much more.
Posted: 17 Sep 2010 | Published: 17 Sep 2010

Quantum Corporation

Go for the Green - Realize Both Cash and Environmental Savings across the Enterprise
sponsored by Metastorm
WHITE PAPER: Implementing a common technology platform for business process management and enterprise modeling - such as Metastorm Enterprise™ - will allow you to "go green" in more ways than one.
Posted: 20 May 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

Metastorm

Going Parallel with LabVIEW Delivers Throughput Gains
sponsored by National Instruments
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper learn how by combining technologies with NI Lab VIEW parallel programming software and NI TestStand test management software, test engineers can create high-performance test systems.
Posted: 16 Sep 2008 | Published: 16 Sep 2008

National Instruments

Green Computing beyond the Data Center - IT Briefing
sponsored by Faronics
WHITE PAPER: Organizations considering green computing initiatives start in the data center but the truth is that in many organizations more power and heat waste is generated outside of the data center. This white paper discusses seven actions that address the prob...
Posted: 28 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Faronics
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FLOPPY DISKS DEFINITION (continued): …  pre-installed, some notebook computers and centrally-administered desktop computers omit them.Some older computers provide drives for magnetic diskettes that are 5.25 inches square, about 1 millimeter thick, and capable of holding 1.2 megabytes of data. These were sometimes called "floppy disks" or "floppies" because their housings are flexible. In recent years, 5.25-inch diskettes have been largely replaced by 3.5-inch diskettes, which are physically more rugged. Many people also call the newer hard-cased diskette a "floppy."Magnetic diskettes are convenient for storing individual files and small … 
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