The First Storage Management Architectures Arrive Storage management functionality didn't initially extend far beyond backup and recovery for disk systems and the highly effective TMS (Tape Management System) for mainframe tape systems.
What does M/F stand for?
M/F stands for Mainframe (also seen as MF)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Information technology (IT) and computers
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We have 59 other meanings of M/F in our Acronym Attic
- Man Days
- Medical Doctor
- Multiplication/Division (mathematics)
- Margin Excess
- Meines Erachtens (German: in my opinion)
- Myeloid/Erythroid Ratio (pathology; also seen as M:E)
- Media Thickness/External Diameter
- Midshipman Ensign (United States Naval Academy)
- Multidimensional/Entity Relationship (data warehouse model)
Samples in periodicals archive:
a developer of mainframe connectivity products, and StorageTek, a provider of enterprise information lifecycle management, today announced Luminex's Virtual/BLUE 3990 control unit has been certified interoperable with StorageTek FlexLine online storage systems for native mainframe direct access storage device (DASD) connectivity.
a global provider of mainframe data access software solutions, has announced that EDF Energy, owned by the EDF Group, an integrated energy company and leader in electricity generation and distribution, has implemented Corigin as part of its data warehouse solution.
Bridging the data gap between open systems and mainframe storage It is estimated that over 70% of mission-critical data is stored on mainframes, yet the Storage Area Network (SAN) community has all but ignored legacy systems.
However, in just the past two years, the company has ceded supremacy in the enterprise data center and traditional mainframe spaces to the major Unix vendors - and IBM apparently fails to grasp the nature and seriousness of the challenges, RFG said.
Mainframe I/O processing is rich in functionality but is rather expensive to own and operate.