Storage tiering Definitions

  • A

    automated storage tiering (AST)

    Automated storage tiering (AST) is a storage software management feature that dynamically moves information between different disk types and RAID levels to meet space, performance and cost requirements.

  • D

    data migration

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

  • I

    information life cycle management (ILM)

    Information life cycle management (ILM) is a comprehensive approach to managing the flow of an information system's data and associated metadata from creation and initial storage to the time when it becomes obsolete and is deleted.

  • S

    secondary storage

    Secondary storage is used to protect inactive data written from a primary storage array to a nonvolatile tier of disk, flash or tape.

  • T

    Tier 1 storage

    Tier 1 storage is a reference to the higher performing systems in a tiered storage environment.

  • tiered storage

    Tiered data storage moves data to various types of storage media -- based on performance requirements, protection level and frequency of use -- to reduce storage costs.

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