auxiliary storage

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auxiliary storage

a storage device for adding to the main storage of the computer, using such media as floppy disks, hard disks, compact disks, zip (a brand name by Iomega zipTM) disks, or tapes.
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Secondary storage was once considered remote and isolated from external forces.
And new acquisitions should be geared to more cost-effective secondary storage systems.
When BLM recognizes a placeholder in the backup data received from the client, it knows that the associated file has been transferred to secondary storage.
If all primary and secondary storage were deployed on high-performance, redundant, mirrored disk systems, total systems costs would increase significantly.
This kind of data doesn't need extremely fast access but it should be available in configurations like data warehouses, or secondary storage with query ability.
And we can also move the disk-based secondary storage onto a tape-based secondary storage.
USB Duet technology provides the simplest PC connectivity for the emerging UMPC platform, while also allowing any USB Duet-enabled PC to back up files by using another computer as a secondary storage device.
Data replication is the basis of all disaster recovery solutions and involves periodically copying a volume's data onto a secondary storage device, which can be located any distance from the original--preferably far away.
The NetApp unified storage architecture and simplified approach to data management allow enterprises to run their primary and secondary storage with multiple protocols on a single storage infrastructure.
Each write I/O generated by a business application results in two downstream writes; one write to the primary storage volume and one to a volume defined on a secondary storage array.