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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.

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.

  • business intelligence architecture

    A business intelligence architecture is the framework for the various technologies an organization deploys to run business intelligence and analytics applications.

  • What is customer experience management (CEM or CXM)?

    Building brand loyalty among customers involves a customer-centric strategy and measuring feedback through voice of the customer data to improve customer experiences.

  • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Software as a service (SaaS) is a software distribution model in which a third-party provider hosts applications and makes them available to customers over the Internet.

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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.

  • What is customer experience management (CEM or CXM)?

    Building brand loyalty among customers involves a customer-centric strategy and measuring feedback through voice of the customer data to improve customer experiences.

  • data aggregation

    Data aggregation is any process whereby data is gathered and expressed in a summary form.

  • cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR)

    Cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR) is a combination of strategies and services intended to back up data, applications and other resources to public cloud or dedicated service providers.

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Data and data management

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

  • data aggregation

    Data aggregation is any process whereby data is gathered and expressed in a summary form.

  • cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR)

    Cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR) is a combination of strategies and services intended to back up data, applications and other resources to public cloud or dedicated service providers.

  • data dictionary

    A data dictionary is a collection of descriptions of the data objects or items in a data model for the benefit of programmers and others who need to refer to them.

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Data backup - disaster 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.

  • off-site backup

    Off-site backup is a method of backing up data to a remote server or to media that is transported off site.

  • backup storage device

    A backup storage device is used to make copies of data that is actively in use.

  • Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

    Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is the replication and hosting of physical or virtual servers by a third party to provide failover in the event of a natural catastrophe, power outage or another type of business disruption.

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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 center

    A data center (or datacenter) is a facility composed of networked computers and storage that businesses and other organizations use to organize, process, store and disseminate large amounts of data.

  • What is data management and why is it important?

    Data management is the process of ingesting, storing, organizing and maintaining the data created and collected by an organization, as explained in this in-depth look at the process.

  • data deduplication

    Data deduplication -- often called intelligent compression or single-instance storage -- is a process that eliminates redundant copies of data and reduces storage overhead.

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Database management

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

  • machine learning

    Machine learning (ML) is a type of artificial intelligence (AI) that allows software applications to become more accurate at predicting outcomes without being explicitly programmed to do so.

  • data aggregation

    Data aggregation is any process whereby data is gathered and expressed in a summary form.

  • data dictionary

    A data dictionary is a collection of descriptions of the data objects or items in a data model for the benefit of programmers and others who need to refer to them.

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Enterprise 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).

  • COSO cube

    The COSO cube is a diagram that shows the relationship among all parts of an internal control system.

  • enterprise content services

    Enterprise content services are the evolution of enterprise content management (ECM); their goal is to adapt to the changing needs of enterprises and the emergence of new technologies, such as cloud computing.

  • content marketing platform (CMP)

    A content marketing platform (CMP) is a software solution that helps content marketing teams plan, envision, collaborate and create materials that successfully raise brand awareness, improve lead generation and increase revenue.

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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.

  • Western Digital Corporation (WDC)

    Western Digital Corporation (often referred to as WDC, Western Digital) is a data storage device manufacturer founded in 1970 and headquartered in San Jose, Calif.

  • TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol)

    TCP/IP, or the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol, is a suite of communication protocols used to interconnect network devices on the internet.

  • cloud storage

    Cloud storage is a service model in which data is transmitted and stored on remote storage systems, where it is maintained, managed, backed up and made available to users over a network (typically the internet).

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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 <a href="https://searchsolidstatestorage.techtarget.com/">SearchSolidStateStorage.com</a> to learn about the tools and strategies that will help you build a solid state storage architecture and manage solid state drives (SSDs).

  • M.2 SSD

    An M.2 SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) that conforms to a computer industry specification and is used in internally mounted storage expansion cards of a small form factor.

  • hybrid flash array

    A hybrid flash array is a solid-state storage system that contains a mix of flash memory drives and hard disk drives.

  • NOR flash memory

    NOR flash memory is one of two types of non-volatile storage technologies.

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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.

  • backup storage device

    A backup storage device is used to make copies of data that is actively in use.

  • cloud storage

    Cloud storage is a service model in which data is transmitted and stored on remote storage systems, where it is maintained, managed, backed up and made available to users over a network (typically the internet).

  • logical unit number (LUN)

    A logical unit number (LUN) is a unique identifier for designating an individual or collection of physical or virtual storage devices that execute input/output (I/O) commands with a host computer, as defined by the Small System Computer Interface (SCSI) standard.

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  • M.2 SSD

    An M.2 SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) that conforms to a computer industry specification and is used in internally mounted ...

  • kilobyte (KB or Kbyte)

    A kilobyte (KB or Kbyte) is a unit of measurement for computer memory or data storage used by mathematics and computer science ...

  • virtual memory

    Virtual memory is a memory management capability of an operating system (OS) that uses hardware and software to allow a computer ...

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