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data silo

data hygiene

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Data hygiene is the collective processes conducted to ensure the cleanliness of data. Data is considered clean if it is relatively error-free. Dirty ...

data latency

Definition | SearchCIO

Data latency is the time it takes for data packets to be stored or retrieved

online data backup (remote data backup)

Definition | SearchDataBackup

Online data backup (remote data backup) is a method of off-site storage in which data is regularly backed up over a network on a remote server, ...

customer data integration (CDI)

Definition | SearchDataManagement

Customer data integration (CDI) is the process of defining, consolidating and managing customer information across an organization's business units ...

data quality

Definition | SearchDataManagement

Data quality is a perception or an assessment of data's fitness to serve its purpose in a given context.

data in use

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Data in use is data that is currently being updated, processed, accessed and read by a system.

data historian

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A data historian is a software program that records the data created by processes running in a computer system.

big data analytics

Definition | SearchBusinessAnalytics

Big data analytics is the often complex process of examining large and varied data sets -- or big data -- to uncover information including hidden ...

data sampling

Definition | SearchBusinessAnalytics

Data sampling is a statistical analysis technique used to select, manipulate and analyze a representative subset of data points to identify patterns ...

master data

Definition | SearchDataManagement

Master data is the core data that is essential to operations in a specific business or business unit.






  • business continuity plan (BCP)

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

  • disaster recovery team

    A disaster recovery team is a group of individuals focused on planning, implementing, maintaining, auditing and testing an ...

  • cloud insurance

    Cloud insurance is any type of financial or data protection obtained by a cloud service provider. 


  • RAID 6 (redundant array of independent disks)

    RAID 6, also known as double-parity RAID, uses two parity stripes on each disk. It allows for two disk failures within the RAID ...

  • hard disk drive (HDD)

    A computer hard disk drive (HDD) is a non-volatile memory hardware device that controls the positioning, reading and writing of ...

  • byte

    In most computer systems, a byte is a unit of data that is eight binary digits long. Bytes are often used to represent a ...