read-while-write

Definitions

Electronics

  • In a memory or storage device, such as flash memory, the ability to perform a read operation in one part of memory or storage, while performing a write operation in another. Also, the technique utilized for this.
  • In a tape drive, the ability to verify data on the same pass as it is written. Also, the technique utilized for this. This contrasts with read-after-write, where a second pass is required.
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