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IDE (Integrated Drive Electronics) or ATA (AT Attachment) is a parallel interface initially used by PC AT for harddisks and optical drives. ATA was renamed PATA (Parallel ATA) when it came out of SATA (Serial ATA). Up to 2 devices can be connected on one interface.

More information about the standard can be found on Wikipedia.