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.

Exact synonyms: Overhead
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Generic synonyms: Disc Space, Disk Space



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disk Overhead

disk brake
disk cache
disk clutch
disk controller
disk disease
disk drive
disk drives
disk error
disk file
disk harrow
disk image
disk images
disk jockey
disk kidney
disk operating system
disk overhead (current term)
disk pack
disk sensitivity method
disk shape
disk space
disk syndrome
diskectomies
diskectomy
disked
diskette
diskettes
diskindness
diskindnesses
disking
diskitis

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 ..."

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