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archive

noun A collection of historical documents or records.
verb To store and file images or data for future retrieval and/or analysis.

archive

(ar′kīv″) [Fr. fr. L. fr. Gr. archeia, public offices]
1. A database; a bank of stored information.
2. A location in which documents, images, or records are preserved.
archival (ar-kī′văl), adjectivearchivist (ar′kĭ-vist)

archive (ar´kīv),

n the storage of older, rarely required data or patient information in a cheaper and/or more compact form.
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Active archiving also ensures that data can be restored to a new or existing database, even if the data model has changed over time.
A new data storage strategy, active archiving, combines the best of both the storage and database worlds.
Active archiving allows IT organisations to maximise the benefits of existing SANS, NAS and HSM storage solutions because it complements these technologies; especially HSM systems, to enable a best-practice 'staged' approach to managing historical relational data that can be an integral part of enterprise SRM.
Ongoing active archiving manages long-term database growth and optimizes application performance and availability.
The company said Active Archiving Service provides storage management, a fully managed service for high availability, ease of scaling, security and ease of deployment, with administration from a single web console.
Active archiving provides a "best practice" strategy for managing relational database growth.
IBM approaches active archiving as part of a larger chain of events based more on business views than on technical storage.
First introduced to the market at Storage Networking World and Storage Expo UK in October 2008, GridBank's distinctive and innovative design for enterprise-class active archiving and next-generation intelligent storage software allows organizations running Windows, Linux, Solaris(R), HP-UX(R), AIX(R), or virtual servers (VMWare(R) or HyperV), to significantly decrease their storage Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
For years Spectra Logic has led the industry in delivering active archiving capabilities to large broadcast organizations and high-performance computing (HPC) labs, which used proprietary applications for online access to data archived on Spectra tape libraries.
BOSTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Iron Mountain Incorporated , the global leader in information protection and storage services, today introduced its Active Archiving Service for Email, a comprehensive solution for managing email storage, retention and legal discovery.
Recent advancements in tape libraries and archival technologies should help active archiving become a prominent technology in expanding data centers," said Addison Snell, CEO of InterSect360 Research.