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Data Backup

  • delta differencing

    Delta differencing is an incremental approach to backup that only backs up blocks that have changed after the first full backup. The differences are recorded in files called deltas. Continue Reading

  • tape drive

    A tape drive is a device that stores computer data on magnetic tape, especially for backup and archiving purposes. Continue Reading

  • tape library

    In data storage, a tape library is a collection of magnetic tape cartridges and tape drives. Continue Reading

  • backup storage

    In computers, backup storage is storage that is intended as a copy of the storage that is actively in use so that, if the storage medium such as a hard disk fails and data is lost on that medium, it can be recovered from the copy. Continue Reading

  • failover

    Failover is a backup operational mode in which the functions of a system component (such as a processor, server, network, or database, for example) are assumed by secondary system components when the primary component becomes unavailable through ... Continue Reading

  • shadow RAM

    Shadow RAM is a copy of Basic Input/Output Operating System (BIOS) routines from read-only memory (ROM) into a special area of random access memory (RAM) so that they can be accessed more quickly.Continue Reading