Abbreviated as OSD, an Object-Based Storage Device is a device that implements the standard in which data is organized and accessed as objects, where object means an ordered set of bytes (within the OSD) that is associated with a unique identifier. Objects are allocated and placed on the media by the OSD logical unit. With an OSD interface, metadata is associated directly with each data object and can be carried between layers and across storage device files and records are no longer abstractions, but actual storage objects that are understood, managed and secured at the device level.
The Object-Based Storage Device (OSD) interface, an extension to the SCSI protocol that was developed by the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA).
- Octopus card
Widely used in Hong Kong, the Octopus card is used for purchases on public transport, in convenience stores, fast food restaurants and other places where purchases can be made. In addition it’s also used for office and residential premises access control. Each Octopus card looks like a basic credit card but has a built-in microchip […]
- Ogg Vorbis
Ogg Vorbis is an audio compression format, comparable to other formats used to store and play digital music, but differs in that it is free, open and unpatented. The Ogg Vorbis specification is in the public domain and if freely available for commercial or noncommercial use. In Ogg Vorbis, Ogg refers to the Ogg Project […]
- Ohm's Law
A mathematical equation that shows the relationship between electric voltage, current and resistance. Ohm��s Law was named after Bavarian mathematician and physicist Georg Ohm. Ohm��s Law can be stated as three mathematical equations, all derived from the same principle. In the following equations, V is voltage measured in volts, I is current measured in amperes […]
One of the leading producers of printers, especially dot-matrix and LED printers. Okidata is based in New Jersey, but is a subsidiary of OKI Electric Industry Company, a huge Japanese conglomerate.
- On-Screen Keyboard
) In Windows Vista the On-Screen Keyboard is an application which provides a visual keyboard on your display screen that can be used in place of a physical keyboard. The On-Screen Keyboard can be manipulated by the mouse or other pointing device and can be configured in three layouts; 101 keys display (standard keyboard) 102 […]