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RAID
2010-09-27 16:47:02

RAID is an acronym that stands for "redundant array of independent disks". It is a technology that is geared to provide greater storage reliability by combining numerous low-cost, less-reliable disk drive components into a reasonable unit where all drives are interdependent. Historically, RAID was first seen by Norman Ken Ouchi, when in 1978 he was awarded a U.S. patent called "System for...

Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.