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The basic task of moving data from one location to another on the server shows that a fragmented disk has a major negative impact on the file copy.
Lastly, the original fragmented file has its disk space de-allocated, but only after successful completion of the prior cycles.
Here we present a large-scale analysis of tree-community dynamics in recently fragmented rain forests, using data collected over an 18-yr period.
Migration of woodland birds at a fragmented inland stopover site.
Paradoxically, if the rocky body hurtling toward our planet is fragmented rather than solid, it would be harder to deter.