interleaving

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Method in which data is written to a hard disk in non-sequential sectors because the computer cannot read data fast enough to keep up with the spinning speed of the disk. Modern computers, however, can match the disk speed and no interleaving is required.

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He was in charge of interleaving which meant that the data would be written on a hard disk by him.
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Old computers required that data be written with an interleaving methodology. But since computer processing speed has increased since then, this methodology is no longer needed.
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The governmental agency had to employ special techniques to read data off of the old hard drive, because the data was saved using interleaving method, which is more easily read by older computers.
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