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MDMaryland (US postal abbreviation)
MDMuscular Dystrophy
MDMedicinae Doctor (Doctor of Medicine)
MDMedical Director
MDMedical Doctor
MDMajor Depression
MDMedical Department
MDMode (DSC)
MDMissing Data (statistics)
MDMini Disc
MDMaster's Degree
MDMarketing Director
MDMother's Day
MDManagement Division
MDManaging Director
MDMemorial Day
MDMolecular Dynamics
MDMoldova (ISO country identifier)
MDMason-Dixon (Civil War era boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland)
MDMusic Director
MDMessage Digest
MDMass Destruction
MDMagdeburg (German license plate code)
MDMailed
MDMandatory (band)
MDMotor Drive
MDModern Drummer (magazine)
MDMcDonnell-Douglas
MDMachine Direction
MDMega Drive (Sega)
MDMiles Davis
MDMacular Degeneration
MDMusic Department
MDMissile Defense
MDMendoza (Argentina province, airline code)
MDMulti-Dimensional
MDMetal Detector
MDMiami-Dade (Miami-Dade County, Fl)
MDMusical Director
MDMcDonalds
MDMicroarray Data (genes)
MDManic Depression
MDMotion Detection (photography)
MDMultiple Data
MDMilitary District
MDManagement Directive
MDMichael Douglas
MDMandarina Duck
MDMatt Damon (actor)
MDMultiple Description
MDMountain Dew
MDMegadeth (band)
MDMetropolitan District (UK)
MDMeningococcal Disease
MDMultiple Disabilities
MDMountain Division
MDMicrodrive
MDMulti-Destination (Sprint)
MDModel Design
MDDuration Magnitude (US Geological Survey; used to compute earthquake size based on shake time)
MDMini Disk
MDMail Drop
MDMillennium Declaration
MDMagnum Dynalab (musical equipment; various locations)
MDMachine Dependent
MDMain Deck
MDMendelevium
MDAir Madagascar (IATA airline code)
MDMinimum Distance (algorithm)
MDMouth Dissoving (medical tablet)
MDMulti-Center Double-Blind (clinical study)
MDMadhuri Dixit (Indian actress)
MDMobile Doll (Direct Operational Lead; gaming)
MDMillion Dead (band)
MDManagement Domain
MDMake Directory (MS-DOS command)
MDMando Diao (band)
MDMaterials Division (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
MDMonochrome Display
MDMagnetic Disk
MDMucosal Disease (bovine viral disease)
MDMean Deviation
MDMan-Day
MDMediator Dei (Latin: Mediator of God)
MDMission Data
MDMeasured Depth (oil and gas)
MDMarek's Disease (chicken virus)
MDMortgage Deed
MDMain Droite (accoridion, right hand side)
MDMission-Design
MDMetadata Database
MDMentally Deficient
MDMaster of Disaster
MDMandatory Death (band)
MDMean Diffusivity
MDMission Duration
MDMail Destination
MDMaximum Demand
MDMudug (postal region, Somalia)
MDMiddle Dutch
MDMaster Document
MDMagistratsdirektion (German: municipality directorate)
MDMighty Dog (dog food)
MDMonths After Date
MDMinor Defect
MDMister Donut (restaurant)
MDMembrane Distillation
MDMateriel Development
MDMogen David (wine)
MDManufacture Discontinued (AT&T)
MDMeter Dose (inhaler devices)
MDMagical Drop (SNK game)
MDMass Driver (Gundam seed anime)
MDMilestone Decision
MDModulation Depth
MDMorphologic Diagnosis (histopathology)
MDMediation Device
MDMaritime Division
MDMillidarcy (measure of permeability)
MDMaintenance Diagnostic
MDMethyldichloroarsine
MDMine Disposal
MDMicrowave Drying
MDMechanized Division
MDMunitions Dump
MDMobilization/Deployment
MDMultivariate Distribution
MDMessenger Discovery
MDMonocular Deprivation
MDMateriel Developer
MDManning Document
MDMatrix Diagram (Sprint - Quality)
MDMissionary Department
MDMiller Draft
MDMeasurement Difference
MDMuy Deficiente (Spanish educational grade/mark)
MDManufacturer Defined
MDModernization Division (Forecast Systems Laboratory, NOAA)
MDMotorized Damper (HVAC drawings)
MDManoeuvre Demand
MDModule Designer (gaming)
MDMinistria e Drejtësisë (Ministry of Justice, Albania)
MDMachinery Damage (insurance)
MDMean Downtime
MDMega Day
MDMeasurable Development (Northern Vantage, Inc.)
MDMaintenance Drop
MDMaintainability Demonstration
MDMeasurements/Drilling Log (energy production)
MDMine Disc (gaming)
MDManipulative Deception
MDMovement Directive
MDMicrophone Doctor
MDMaterial Defender (Descent game series)
MDMethodology Deliverable
MDModificador Directo (Spanish grammar)
MDMeridian Day
MDMediaDriven
MDMill Desk (Home Depot)
MDMiddle Danish
MDMunicipal Docks Railway (of the Jacksonville Port Authority)
MDMnemonic Debugger (firmware-level diagnostic environment used in Apollo Computers)
MDMarshalled Deployability
MDMicrowave Denitrification
MDModerator Detritiation
MDMetropolitan Dairies
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Many high-end database implementations sacrifice storage density on magnetic disk in order to achieve higher I/O throughput, either by "short stroking" (getting better performance from individual disks by reducing the amount of data stored on each one) or by implementing redundant database servers to add to the collective I/O capacity.
This can be compared to the cost of $2 per gigabyte for 100-gigabyte magnetic disk drives expected in the same time frame (about $20 per gigabyte for full system cost).
But with the use of a hierarchical storage server-high-speed magnetic disks for fast active-file access and optical disks for long-term file storage-the impossible has come true.
By experimenting with such small magnetic cells, the researchers learned that the behavior of magnetic regions in narrow tracks is similar to that of the much larger regions now found on conventional magnetic disks.
From this piece of fundamental physics, the tape industry knows that a coercivity increase and a reduction in the magnetic thickness of the media is the primary direction to pursue as already demonstrated by magnetic disk technology.
All indications are that the costs of tape storage will continue to be a fraction of the cost of storage on magnetic disk for many years.
In the mid-1990s, physicists announced the theoretical areal density limit of magnetic disk at 36GB/[in.
The software or firmware "emulation" of magnetic disk and tape products simply cannot provide the same level of data integrity afforded by true Write Once technology.
One of the biggest consumers of power within the computer technology industry is storage, and the little magnetic disk drive is one of the worst power hogs in the business.