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Managing Storage Subsystems

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000040982D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-02

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Dube, JT [+details]

Abstract

Performance of a string of direct access storage devices (DASD) is matched to the access demands. When access demands are low, a buffer area on the DASD is assigned to receive all data from a connected host. This eliminates seeks and allows data to be recorded more quickly.