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data compression

Definition | searchStorage

Data compression is a reduction in the number of bits needed to represent data.

ghost imaging

Definition | SearchDataBackup

Ghost imaging, often called cloning, is a software-driven data backup process that copies the contents of a computer hard disk in a single compressed...

bitwise operator

Definition | TheServerSide.com

Because they allow greater precision and require fewer resources, bitwise operators, which manipulate individual bits, can make some code faster and ...

LTO-2 (Linear Tape-Open 2)

Definition | SearchDataBackup

LTO-2 is the second tape format from the Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Consortium. It followed the initial LTO-1 version in 2000 and was succeeded by LTO-3 ...

LTO-10 (Linear Tape-Open 10)

Definition | SearchDataBackup

LTO-10 is an unreleased tape format from the Linear Tape-Open Consortium. It will offer read-and-write backwards compatibility with tapes from the ...

LTO-8 (Linear Tape-Open 8)

Definition | SearchDataBackup

LTO-8 is a planned, but not yet released tape format from the Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Consortium. It will succeed the LTO-7 version.

Mammoth

Definition | SearchStorage

Mammoth is a magnetic tape and drive system used for computer data storage and archiving.

high-speed dialup

Definition | SearchNetworking

High-speed dialup, sometimes advertised as broadband dialup, is an Internet service provider (ISP) feature that speeds up data transfer by using a ...

AIT (advanced intelligent tape)

Definition | SearchStorage

AIT (advanced intelligent tape) is a magnetic tape and drive system used for computer data storage and archiving.

SequenceFile

Definition | WhatIs.com

A SequenceFile is a flat, binary file type that serves as a container for data to be used in Hadoop distributed compute projects. SequenceFiles are ...

Linear Tape-Open (LTO)

Definition | SearchDataBackup

Linear Tape-Open (LTO) is a high-capacity tape storage technology that is open format, giving users access to compatible products from many suppliers.

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SearchCompliance

  • 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.

SearchSecurity

  • security information and event management (SIEM)

    Security information and event management (SIEM) is an approach to security management that seeks to provide a holistic view of ...

  • polymorphic virus

    A polymorphic virus is a harmful, destructive or intrusive type of malware that can change or 'morph,' making it difficult to ...

  • cyberterrorism

    According to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, cyberterrorism is any 'premeditated, politically motivated attack against ...

SearchHealthIT

  • accountable care organization (ACO)

    An accountable care organization (ACO) is an association of hospitals, healthcare providers and insurers in which all parties ...

  • patient engagement

    Patient engagement is an ideal healthcare situation in which people are well-informed about -- and motivated to be involved -- in...

  • personal health record (PHR)

    A personal health record (PHR) is a collection of health-related information that is documented and maintained by the individual ...

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • 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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SearchSolidStateStorage

  • 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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