1. Seek and Search are often confused simply because in the English language, they mean the same things or are synonyms. The problem with this is that in Computer terms, Programming Languages and so forth, the concepts are often so complex as to take on different meanings
Seek time is “The time required to position the read/write head on the proper track from the time the I/O request is issued,” (McHoes, Flynn 552).
Search time differs in that it is “The time it takes to rotate the drum or disk from the moment an I/O command is issued until the requested record is moved under the read/write head,” (McHoes, Flynn 552).
8. The one I would choose is C-LOOK, which is similar to the ...view middle of the document...
Buffering and spooling differ in that spooling is collecting the information transmitted from or to a slower device, such as a printer, and storing it in a file, while buffering is a temporary storage area residing in main memory. Buffering is used to store data before it is needed, spooling is used to collect data as it is coming in or going out.
16. Level 0 or RAID 0 was used in a previous gaming laptop of mine, its purpose was to speed the transfer, access and writing of data. I personally did not find it particularly useful as the HDD was not the throttle on this particular system, but rather the network adapter. I would find RAID 0 useful in an media streaming environment such as a media server that was streaming a movie to other devices over a small network. Using a good network adapter in a local network, coupled with RAID 0 on a SSD would allow the media files to play smoother than would be over slower adapter and older disks.
Level 1 or RAID 1: I used RAID 1 in a Home Server, so that if there was a failure of my main disk, I could recover. Anything accessing...