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backup

Informatics A function that allows users to copy one or more files to a storage pool to protect against data loss. See Incremental backup, Mirroring, Selective backup. Cf Restore.
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backup

Anything that serves to replace a function or system that fails.
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--the creation of the private backup copy must not create any unjustified prejudice or injury to the legitimate interests of the copyright owner.
With this approach, VMs are backed up to a disk-based backup repository for fast operational recovery, and then - using backup copy jobs - copied to a tape for archival and long term storage.
Also, if the single-user license is silent about the purchaser's right to make a backup copy or adaptation, then making either of them for archival purposes or as an essential step in using the program on a machine should be permitted, since doing so is allowed under the Copyright Act.
A replicated image is ready to go almost immediately whereas a backup copy requires a move to become accessible again.
The Dantz system will be used to power Maxtor OneTouch, a feature that allows 5000 users to make a backup copy of important files on the 5000 drive at the touch of a button.
They thought that just storing survey and engineering data on their storage server with one local backup copy was sufficient to protect them from disaster.
Norton Ghost 2000 is designed to provide PC users and small businesses with the ability to quickly and easily set up a new PC and to create a backup copy of their existing hard disk.
SAN-based data replication can provide an instant backup copy on local disk for DR, and effectively reduce your backup window to zero.