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Jan 23 2009   12:44PM GMT

Are you a Know-IT-All? MAID

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Our Tech Term is MAID

MAID (massive array of idle disks) is a storage technology in which only those drives in active use are spinning at any given time. This reduces power consumption and prolongs the lives of the drives.

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