small computer system interface

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Related to small computer system interface: SCSI, Integrated Drive Electronics, Serial Attached SCSI
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Noun1.small computer system interface - interface consisting of a standard port between a computer and its peripherals that is used in some computerssmall computer system interface - interface consisting of a standard port between a computer and its peripherals that is used in some computers
interface, port - (computer science) computer circuit consisting of the hardware and associated circuitry that links one device with another (especially a computer and a hard disk drive or other peripherals)
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According to the company, all systems are configured with the energy-efficient Quad-Core Intel Xeon 5400 Processors with 45Nm technology, and feature flexible data access via NAS file services as well as on block level via SAN protocols (Storage Area Network) Fibre Channel and iSCSI (Internet Small Computer System Interface).
Storage area networks (SANs) change the architecture of information technology systems by replacing SCSI (Small Computer System Interface) cables with networks, allowing server and storage devices to exchange data over the network using the SCSI protocol.
In the CHIPS Jan-Mar 2005 edition, we discussed the recent advances and evolution of the small computer system interface (SCSI) standard.
Abbreviations and acronyms IP Internet Protocol IETF Internet Engineering Task Force iSCI Internet Small Computer System Interface GigE Gigabit Ethernet NAS Network attached storage RAID Redundant array of independent disks SAN Storage area network SCSI Small Computer System Interface TCP Transmission Control Protocol
While direct attached storage (DAS) has been the dominant storage model for servers, there has recently been a strong movement toward networked storage technologies (such as the new standards-based Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) technology), which have the potential to significantly increase the proliferation of affordable networked storage.
Each server has 90 gigabytes (GB) of storage and a mirrored Fast Wide SCSI (small computer system interface) RAID (redundant array of inexpensive disks) configuration.
Then, an added challenge: A torrential downpour leaked rain into the portable building housing the Worldwide Port System equipment causing the only Small Computer System Interface terminal server on hand to burn out--threatening the system's use.

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