CD-ROM, networks and bottlenecks
- How fast networked CD-ROM? Doering, David // EMedia Professional;Jan1998, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p40
Focuses on the challenges involved in rating the performance of CD-ROM drives in computer networks due to the lack of a suitable benchmarking suite. Network performance fundamentals; Network transfer rate shortcomings; Factors that must be considered in determining CD-ROM drive performance on...
- Interactive Kidneys The Biology Series: Key Stage 4. Mynett, John // Journal of Biological Education (Society of Biology);Autumn2004, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p196
This article presents information on the computer software Interactive Kidneys: The Biology Series, from Birchfleld Interactive. It requires 64 Megabytes RAM, and100 Megabytes of hard disk space. The Interactive Kidney is part of a series of CD-ROMs produced by Birchfield Interactive that also...
- OPTI-NET 1.10 Now Supports 100 Users. // Information Today;May1989, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p30
This article features the new version of the OPTI-NET networking software of Online Computer Systems as of May 1989. The software can connect up to 100 users and nine independent optical servers on an existing Local Area Network (LAN). OPTI-NET allows multiple users simultaneous access to one or...
- Storage Files for Jewel Boxes or Caddies. // Information Today;Oct1993, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p23
The article reports that Business Efficiency Aids Inc. has introduced a line of black plastic storage files specifically designed for CD-ROMs filed either in jewel boxes or in caddies and which are available in single-sided files or rotary files. All file units are modular and can be stacked to...
- CD-ROM Networking Considerations. Griffith, Cary // Information Today;Nov1995, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p16
The article focuses on the networking of CD-ROMS. It reports that most law libraries have been subscribing to some form of CD-ROM for at least two to five years. And over the same period of time most law offices in which these libraries reside have been connecting their PCs together into some...
- What's Happening with CD-ROM, Part 2: Networks and More. Tenopir, Carol // Library Journal;11/1/1989, Vol. 114 Issue 18, p68
Presents the second part of a report on trends in CD-ROM products and their uses in libraries. Synopsis of Part I of this series; Evaluation of networking products; Customers for these products; Uses for these products; Technological developments.
- Boffin, Denon join the new jukebox show. // CD-ROM Professional;Nov96, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p19
Introduces high-capacity CD-ROM jukeboxes. Boffin Ltd.'s 8X CD-ROM Jukebox; Denon Electronics' DRD-1400, a 200-disc CD-ROM storage and playback machine.
- Chronicling the myth of the killer app. Parker, Dana J. // EMedia Professional;Jul98, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p62
Focuses on the history of CD-ROM. CD-ROM's early days; CD-ROM and the multimedia PC; Comparison with Digital Video Disc (DVD) technology.
- CD-ROM drives. Farrance, Rex; Carey, Theresa W. // PC World;Sep96, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p109
Reviews various CD-ROM drives for computers. The need for such drives, because of the requirements of the 1990s' applications; Differences between the two types of CD-ROM drives--enhanced IDE drives and SCSI drives; CD-ROM drives including Diamond Multimedia Kit, Plextor 8Plex and Plextor...