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Storage and Data Mgmt

Definitions about storage and data management including backup/recovery vocabulary, business intelligence terminology, storage area networks and database management.

Backup and recovery

Terms related to backup and recovery, including definitions about making copies of data and words and phrases about restoring original data after a data loss event.

  • private cloud (internal cloud or corporate cloud)

    Private cloud is a type of cloud computing that delivers similar advantages to public cloud, including scalability and self-service, but through a proprietary architecture.

  • single-level cell (SLC) flash

    Single-level cell (SLC) flash is a type of solid-state storage that stores one bit of data per cell of flash media.

  • forensic image

    A forensic image (forensic copy) is a bit-by-bit, sector-by-sector direct copy of a physical storage device, including all files, folders and unallocated, free and slack space.

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Business intelligence - business analytics

This glossary contains definitions related to customer data analytics, predictive analytics, data visualization and operational business intelligence. Some definitions explain the meaning of words used to Hadoop and other software tools used in big data analytics. Other definitions are related to the strategies that business intelligence professionals, data scientists, statisticians and data analysts use to make data-driven decisions.

  • onboard intelligence

    Onboard intelligence is the use of artificial intelligence (AI) that is housed locally in the device it operates.

  • customer analytics (customer data analytics)

    Customer analytics, also called customer data analytics, is the systematic examination of a company's customer information and customer behavior to identify, attract and retain the most profitable customers.

  • SAP

    SAP SE, a global software company, is one of the largest vendors of ERP and other enterprise applications. The company is headquartered in Walldorf, Germany.

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Content management

Terms related to content management, including definitions about enterprise content management and words and phrases about content management applications (CMA) and content management systems (CMS).

  • data management

    Data management is the practice of organizing and maintaining data processes to meet ongoing information lifecycle needs.

  • single-source publishing (multi-channel publishing)

    Single-source publishing, often used synonymously with multi-channel publishing, is a content management method in which material from one document can be used for various file formats, such as a text file, a website or an image file.

  • AIDA marketing model

    The AIDA marketing model is a marketing, advertising and sales approach methodology designed to provide insight into the customer's mind and represent the steps needed to cultivate leads and generate sales.

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Customer data management

Terms related to customer data management, including customer data integration (CDI) technology definitions and words and phrases about data quality and data governance.

  • customer analytics (customer data analytics)

    Customer analytics, also called customer data analytics, is the systematic examination of a company's customer information and customer behavior to identify, attract and retain the most profitable customers.

  • private cloud (internal cloud or corporate cloud)

    Private cloud is a type of cloud computing that delivers similar advantages to public cloud, including scalability and self-service, but through a proprietary architecture.

  • data management

    Data management is the practice of organizing and maintaining data processes to meet ongoing information lifecycle needs.

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Data and data management

Terms related to data, including definitions about data warehousing and words and phrases about data management.

  • Microsoft Azure Data Lake

    Microsoft Azure Data Lake is a highly scalable public cloud service that allows developers, scientists, business professionals and other Microsoft customers to gain insight from large, complex data sets.

  • private cloud (internal cloud or corporate cloud)

    Private cloud is a type of cloud computing that delivers similar advantages to public cloud, including scalability and self-service, but through a proprietary architecture.

  • support vector machine (SVM)

    A support vector machine (SVM) is a type of deep learning algorithm that performs supervised learning for classification or regression of data groups.

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Data deduplication

Terms related to data deduplication, including definitions about single-instance storage and words and phrases about eliminating redundant data.

  • data management

    Data management is the practice of organizing and maintaining data processes to meet ongoing information lifecycle needs.

  • data reduction in primary storage (DRIPS)

    Data reduction in primary storage (DRIPS) is the application of capacity optimization techniques for data that is in active use.

  • data deduplication

    Deduplication retains one unique data instance to reduce storage and bandwidth consumed by remote backups, replication and disaster recovery.

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Database

Terms related to databases, including definitions about relational databases and words and phrases about database management.

  • SAP Basis

    Basis is a set of middleware programs and tools from SAP, the German company whose comprehensive R/3 product is used to help manage large corporations. (Continued...)

  • data management

    Data management is the practice of organizing and maintaining data processes to meet ongoing information lifecycle needs.

  • CRM analytics

    CRM (customer relationship management) analytics comprises all programming that analyzes data about customers and presents it to help facilitate and streamline better business decisions.

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NAS

Terms related to network-attached storage (NAS), including hard disk storage definitions and words and phrases about file-level computer data storage.

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Solid state storage

This glossary contains definitions related to solid state storage. Some definitions explain the meaning of words used to describe flash storage in consumer technology. Other definitions are related to the capabilities of solid-state applications and the role of all-flash arrays in enterprise storage. Visit SearchSolidStateStorage.com to learn about the tools and strategies that will help you build a solid state storage architecture and manage solid state drives (SSDs).

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SAN

Terms related to storage area networks, including definitions about SAN management and words and phrases about virtual SANs, Fibre Channel and iSCSI SANs.

  • block storage

    Block storage is data storage typically used in storage-area network (SAN) environments where data is stored in volumes, also referred to as blocks.

  • unified storage (multiprotocol storage)

    Unified storage -- sometimes called network unified storage or multiprotocol storage -- is a storage system that runs and manages files and applications from a single device.

  • flash storage

    Flash-based storage, based on flash memory, is used for data repositories, storage systems and consumer devices, such as USB drives, smartphones and solid-state drives.

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  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

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  • biometrics

    Biometrics is the measurement and statistical analysis of people's unique physical and behavioral characteristics.

  • principle of least privilege (POLP)

    The principle of least privilege (POLP), an important concept in computer security, is the practice of limiting access rights for...

  • identity management (ID management)

    Identity management (ID management) is the organizational process for identifying, authenticating and authorizing individuals or ...

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  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

    Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

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  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

    A hybrid hard disk drive is an electromechanical spinning hard disk that contains some amount of NAND Flash memory.

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