What is S.M.A.R.T. ?
S.M.A.R.T stands for self-monitoring, analysis and reporting technology. It is a monitoring system integreated in storage hardware with the purpose of tracking and reporting the values of several characteristics of that device. These values, often refered to as SMART attributes, might be indicators, in some cases, of impending hardware failures.Tags: S.M.A.R.T.