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ALSO CALLED: Array, Storage Arrays, Arrays, Massive Array of Idle Disks, Disk Arrays
DEFINITION: MAID (massive array of idle disks) is a storage technology in which only those disk drives in active use are spinning at any given time. MAID reduces power consumption and prolongs the lives of the drives. A MAID, which can have hundreds, or even thousands of individual drives, offers mass storage at a cost per terabyte roughly equivalent to that of tape. MAID technology is offered as an option to  … 

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SGI® InfiniteStorage Data Migration Facility (DMF): Virtualizing Storage to Enable Active Archiving
sponsored by SGI
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the benefits of Data Migration Facility (DMF) for streamlining data management for the most data-intensive environments. Usage scenarios are discussed along with the core technologies that have made DMF so successful.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

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SGI

The New Storage: Flexible, Scalable, and Green
sponsored by Dell | EMC
WHITE PAPER: Any organization with growing data storage -- and that's just about everybody now -- needs to do something, and what they did in the past won't work in the future. This paper gives a brief view into "new storage" -- flexible, scalable and green.
Posted: 19 Sep 2008 | Published: 19 Sep 2008

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Dell | EMC
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