Definition of Disk overhead
1. Noun. (computer science) the disk space required for information that is not data but is used for location and timing.
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Generic synonyms: Disc Space, Disk Space
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Literary usage of Disk overhead
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1. The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center by Dorian J. Cougias, E. L. Heiberger, Karsten Koop (2003)
"Mirroring also carries the highest disk overhead of all RAID types, and is therefore very inefficient. The best uses Accounting, web servers, ..."
2. Primitive Civilizations: Or, Outlines of the History of Ownership in Archaic by Edith Jemima Simcox (1894)
"... in Hittite costume, but with something like the Assyrian winged disk overhead,1 show that Lycaonia had been subject to the same influence as Tarsus. ..."
3. The White Robe of Churches of the XIth Century: Pages from the Story of by Henry Donald Maurice Spence-Jones (1899)
"The tiny transept had its little altar with a Greek cross in relief against a purple disk. Overhead the enormous curve of the 1 See generally on the special ..."