O - Definitions

  • O

    object storage

    Object storage, also called object-based storage, is an approach to addressing and manipulating units of storage called objects, in which files and metadata are combined.

  • ODCA (Open Data Center Alliance)

    The Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA) is an independent information technology (IT) consortium whose goal is to develop a unified vision of cloud requirements.

  • ODX (Offloaded Data Transfer)

    Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX) is a feature in Microsoft Windows Server 2012 that speeds up copy and move operations by allowing them to be performed by the storage hardware rather than the operating system.

  • open source cloud storage

    Open source cloud storage is a cloud storage architecture that uses freely available source code to build and manage a private cloud storage platform.

  • open source storage

    Open source storage is data storage software developed in a public, collaborative manner that permits the free use, distribution and modification of the source code.

  • OpenNebula

    OpenNebula is an open source management tool that helps virtualized data centers enable private clouds, public clouds and hybrid clouds.

  • OpenStack Swift

    OpenStack Swift, also known as OpenStack Object Storage, is an open source object storage system that is licensed under the Apache 2.0 license and runs on standard server hardware.

  • OpenZFS

    OpenZFS is an open-source file system and logical volume manager for highly scalable storage with built-in features such as replication, deduplication, compression, snapshots, and data protection.

  • optical disc

    An optical disc is an electronic data storage medium that can be written to and read using a low-powered laser beam.

  • optical media

    Optical media - such as the compact disk (CD) - are storage media that hold content in digital form and that are written and read by a laser; these media include all the various CD and DVD variations, as well as optical jukeboxes and autochangers.

  • optical storage

    Optical storage is any storage method in which data is written and read with a laser for archival or backup purposes.

  • Orange Book

    Orange Book is the informal name for Philips and Sony's Recordable CD Standard.

  • orthogonal

    Orthogonal concepts have their roots in advanced mathematics. They are also associated with software development, storage and networking.

  • overprovisioning (SSD overprovisioning)

    Overprovisioning, in a storage context, is the inclusion of extra storage capacity in a flash solid state drive (SSD). The extra capacity is not visible to the host as available storage.

  • oversubscription

    Oversubscription, in a SAN (storage area network) switching environment, is the practice of connecting multiple devices to the same switch port to optimize switch use... (Continued)

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