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compression

Definition | searchStorage

Compression reduces the size of data to save storage space or speed transmission. Learn how files are compressed and read about compression examples.

OpenZFS

Definition | SearchStorage

OpenZFS is an open-source file system and logical volume manager for highly scalable storage with built-in features such as replication, ...

ghost imaging

Definition | SearchStorage

Ghost imaging is the copying of the contents of a computer's hard disk into a single compressed file or set of files (referred to as an image) so ...

bitwise operator

Definition | TheServerSide

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.

codec

Definition | SearchNetworking

In communications engineering, the term codec is used in reference to integrated circuits, or chips that perform data conversion.

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  • copyright

    Copyright is a legal term describing ownership of control of the rights to the use and distribution of certain works of creative ...

  • keylogger (keystroke logger or system monitor)

    A keylogger, sometimes called a keystroke logger or system monitor, is a type of surveillance technology used to monitor and ...

  • password

    A password is an unspaced sequence of characters used to determine that a computer user requesting access to a computer system is...

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  • call tree

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

  • mass notification system (MNS)

    A mass notification system is a platform that sends one-way messages to inform employees and the public of an emergency.

  • disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS)

    One approach to a strong disaster recovery plan is DRaaS, where companies offload data replication and restoration ...

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  • RAID (redundant array of independent disks)

    RAID (redundant array of independent disks) is a way of storing the same data in different places on multiple hard disks to ...

  • data migration

    Data migration is the process of transferring data between data storage systems, data formats or computer systems.

  • compact disc (CD)

    A compact disc is a portable storage medium that can be used for recording, storing and playing back audio, video and other data ...

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  • NVMe (non-volatile memory express)

    NVMe (non-volatile memory express) is a host controller interface and storage protocol to enable a solid-state drive to use the ...

  • SSD RAID (solid-state drive RAID)

    SSD RAID (solid-state drive RAID) is a methodology commonly used to protect data by distributing redundant data blocks across ...

  • Tier 0

    Tier 0 (tier zero) is a level of data storage that is faster, and perhaps more expensive, than any other level in the storage ...

SearchCloudStorage

  • RESTful API

    A RESTful application program interface breaks down a transaction to create a series of small modules, each of which addresses an...

  • cloud storage infrastructure

    Cloud storage infrastructure is the hardware and software framework that supports the computing requirements of a private or ...

  • Zadara VPSA and ZIOS

    Zadara Storage provides block, file or object storage with varying levels of compute and capacity through its ZIOS and VPSA ...

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