virtual storage

virtual storage UK US noun [U] IT
a system for storing computer data in more than one place so that it can be used by any computer connected to the system, for example over the internet: »

Our company offers virtual storage software solutions for your data storage and backup needs.

VIRTUAL MEMORY(Cf. ↑virtual memory)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Virtual storage — can refer to:* virtual memory; IBM uses virtual storage rather than virtual memory * The storage seen by clients when storage virtualization is used …   Wikipedia

  • virtual storage — noun (computer science) memory created by using the hard disk to simulate additional random access memory; the addressable storage space available to the user of a computer system in which virtual addresses are mapped into real addresses • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • virtual storage — virtualioji atmintis statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. virtual memory; virtual storage vok. virtueller Speicher, m rus. виртуальная память, f pranc. mémoire virtuelle, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • virtual storage — virtualioji atmintis statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Programiniu būdu sukurta tariamoji atmintis, kurią kompiuterio programos naudoja kaip ↑operatyviąja atmintį. Iš tikrųjų tik dalis virtualiosios atminties yra operatyviojoje atmintyje.… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • virtual storage —    Storage space that may be viewed as addressable main storage to a computer user, but is actually auxiliary storage (usually peripheral mass storage) mapped into real addresses. See virtual memory …   IT glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations

  • virtual storage — Computers. a system whereby addressable memory is extended beyond main storage through the use of secondary storage managed by system software in such a way that programs can treat all of the designated storage as addressable main storage. Also… …   Universalium

  • virtual storage — noun see virtual memory …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Virtual storage access method — (VSAM) is an IBM disk file storage access method, first used in the OS/VS2 operating system, later used throughout the Multiple Virtual Storage (MVS) architecture and now in z/OS. Originally a record oriented filesystem, VSAM comprises four data… …   Wikipedia

  • Virtual Storage Personal Computing — (VSPC) was a service offered by IBM in the late 1970s and early 1980s [In Germany, the service was announced in October, 1979 according to [ an article in Computerwoche dated 1979 10 19] .] …   Wikipedia

  • Virtual Storage Access Method — (VSAM, „Methode für Zugriff auf virtuellen Speicher“) ist eine Zugriffsmethode auf Dateien, die auf IBM Großrechnersystemen verwendet werden. Die Namensgebung basiert auf der Idee, Dateiinhalte wie Zellen im (virtuellen) Hauptspeicher adressieren …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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