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The process of electronically subdividing a physical drive into 1+ units

Partitioning

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Addressing scheme that presents storage chunks on a storage device to the OS as a sequence of blocks beginning with LBA0. This saves the OS from having to deal directly with the details of how storage space is arranged on a hard drive or SSD

Logical Block Addressing (LBA)

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Special software, embedded on hard drives, that constantly scans the drives for bad blocks

Error Correction Code (ECC)