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  • data classification

    Data classification is the categorization of data for its most effective and efficient use... 

  • storage provisioning

    Storage provisioning is the process of assigning storage, usually in the form of server disk drive space, in order to optimize the performance of a storage area network (SAN)...(Continued) 

  • storage resource management (SRM)

    Storage resource management (SRM) is the process of optimizing the efficiency and speed with which the available drive space is utilized in a storage area network (SAN). 

  • compression artifact

    A compression artifact is the fuzz or distortion in a compressed image or sequence of video images. 

  • RAM (random access memory)

    RAM (random access memory) is the place in a computer where the operating system, application programs, and data in current use are kept so that they can be quickly reached by the computer's processor. 

  • defragmenter

    A defragmenter is a software utility that rearranges the fragments or discontiguous parts of each file stored on a computer hard disk so that the small, empty storage spaces adjacent to fragments can be used, effectively creating new storage space an... 

  • compression

    Compression is the reduction in size of data in order to save space or transmission time. Learn how files are compressed and find examples of Web compression in this definition. 

  • depository

    A depository is a file or set of files in which data is stored for the purpose of safekeeping or identity authentication. 

  • capacity optimization (CO)

    Capacity optimization (CO) is a technique for getting more data on a storage medium by analyzing the data for unique repetitive patterns that can be stored as and reassembled from shorter symbols. 

  • Andrew file system (AFS)

    An Andrew file system (AFS) is a location-independent file system that uses a local cache to reduce the workload and increase the performance of a distributed computing environment.