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Hard disk drive performance characteristics

Known as: Disk-drive performance characteristics, Disk access time, Short-Stroking 
Higher performance in hard disk drives comes from devices which have better performance characteristics. These devices include those with rotating… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Disk performance is increasingly limited by its head positioning latencies, i.e., seek time and rotational delay. To reduce the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Track-aligned extents (traxtents) utilize disk-specific knowledge to match access patterns to the strengths of modern disks. By… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Flash memory is becoming increasingly important as nonvolatile storage for mobile consumer electronics due to its low power… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Efficient and effective buffering of disk blocks in main memory is critical for better file system performance due to a wide… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Most file systems attempt to predict which disk blocks will be needed in the near future and prefetch them into memory; this… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Fast access to files of integers is crucial for the efficient resolution of queries to databases. Integers are the basis of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Since the invention of the movable head disk, people have improved I/O performance by intelligent scheduling of disk accesses. We… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Menus are largely formatted in a linear fashion listing items from the top to bottom of the screen or window. Pull down menus are… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Disk shadowing is a technique for maintaining a set of two or more identical disk images on separate disk devices. Its primary… Expand
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Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
This paper appears in the March, 1972, issue of the Communications of the ACM. Its abstract is reproduced below. Five well-known… Expand
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