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Informatics adjective Referring to a device connected–eg, to a network or the Internet, or which is ready to send or receive data. Cf Offline.
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Patient discussion about online

Q. I want to know if i am online right now or no? I can see people who are online. How can i know i am online or no? and secondly how to edit and put details

A. You can easily see whether you are online or not in your profile page (just click on the My Stuff tab):

- To change your status go to Account Settings which is under the My Stuff tab:

- To edit your profile go to Edit Profile which is also under the My Stuff tab:

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Now, the company has seamless access to its data and documents, regardless of where the data is stored - online, nearline, offline or in the cloud.
It is important to stress the differences between archiving warehouse data (using products from Open Text, Princeton Softech and so on) and storing it nearline (using SAND/DNA).
The two programs can share setup information and send backups to either nearline storage (an external hard drive or network drive) or online storage (the internet), or both.
DataDirect Networks' award winning Silicon Storage Appliance enables the creation of differentiated high performance, high capacity NAS and SAN storage, parallel and shared file system storage, primary and nearline storage, and virtual tape library storage solutions.
This type of nearline disk is ideal for solving challenges typically associated with magnetic tape technology.
This first member of the Fibre Channel Emulation family enables customers to leverage their existing Fibre Channel infrastructure within the data center, yet deploy nearline storage at a fraction of the cost of FC-AL disk drives.
The RIO Xtreme storage server supports both high-bandwidth streaming storage and low-cost nearline storage.
"Customers need backup solutions that are reliable, fast, and secure and that enable them to get maximum value from their existing storage infrastructure," said Rusty Smith, director of Enterprise Nearline Storage Division, Compaq Computer Corporation.
InSiteOne, a provider of online and nearline digital imaging storage and archiving services, has introduced InDex (Internet DICOM Express) 2.0, the second generation of its DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) storage and retrieval service.
At a point in their life cycle when the data are ready to be migrated from primary storage, they can be downloaded onto optical media used in a COLD system for nearline or offline storage.
VSM now also supports dynamic ESCON directors, so that multiple NearLine tape drives can be shared across multiple disk buffers, an advantage for large VSM installations where greater tape resource efficiency and workload balancing are needed.
"AIT's high capacity and rapid file access make it well suited to archiving and nearline storage applications, in addition to being a strong technology for backup.