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Block

A segment of a town or city surrounded by streets and avenues on at least three sides and usually occupied by buildings, though it may be composed solely of vacant lots. The section of a city enclosed by streets that is described by a map which indicates how a portion of land will be subdivided.

block

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MEVA (Software) detects, analyzes and evaluates errors in MPEG files at a macro block level.
He added, "We're committed to wide area block level movement.
Many companies have gone with NAS instead, but most of these devices do not handle block level storage well, lack a single point of management, and suffer from network latency issues.
iSCSI Storage Server leverages FalconStor's award winning IPStor(R) enterprise level software, and is designed specifically to transform the Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003 into a unified storage platform, providing both file and block level services.
Once this happens, a data map is created from the snapshot and this data is moved to a backup medium at the block level.
The interface is distinct from the host interface and carries the speeds necessary to process block level traffic to support a network.
FalconStor is one of the first companies to develop a technology that can transform the Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003 into a unified storage platform, providing both file and block level services.
NAS servers use services that support data at the file level as opposed to inefficient block level I/O, along with sharing certain files across multiple computing platforms.