- adj. computing Without the use of floppy disks.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having no disk; appearing as a point and not expanded into a disk, as the image of a faint star in a telescope.
- disk + -less (Wiktionary)
“The term diskless is not used because it is ambiguous. xCAT also includes a number of post provisioning administration tools, e.g.:”
“The new 'diskless' system allowed the comrades to decipher their own messages and had been sent to them a while earlier, but I had warned them not to use it for communications as we were uncertain of its strength.”
“Flying Fox wrote: The basic idea for "diskless" was to have a barebones build with no HDD but an optical / usb drive, you boot it up and it starts folding.”
“The basic idea for "diskless" was to have a barebones build with no HDD but an optical / usb drive, you boot it up and it starts folding.”
“Other improvements that Microsoft called out in the beta server include new configuration and deployment options such as diskless boot, mixed-version clusters, and support for a remote head node database.”
“In five years, I expect that ordering a blade chassis or a server with local disk to be the rarity, while diskless virtualization host servers will be the norm, with virtualization and SANs as common as keyboards.”
“The client is generally a diskless, power-sipping, thin client system that does little or nothing more than connect to the VDI infrastructure.”
“They used to be called a graphic terminal and is today is also called a hybrid client or diskless node.”
“It provides a mechanism for one or more diskless machines to interactively select a kernel boot configuration from a set of configurations defined in a single text configuration file that is transferred from the host tftp server.”
“Prebuilt fanless, diskless, WiFi mesh APs with the Linux mesh networking software installed for $340.”
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