The glossary below contains many of the terms you will find in common use throughout the Symantec Security Response website. Please refer to this list to find definitions of terms and answers to other Internet security-related questions.

Quick I/O for Databases

Quick I/O is a Veritas File System feature that improves database performance by minimizing read/write locking and eliminating double buffering of data. This allows online transactions to be processed at speeds equivalent to that of using raw disk devices, while keeping the administrative benefits of file systems.