business continuance volume

business continuance volume

A copy of the contents of a disk or drive array at a point in time. Kept off site, the business continuance volume (BCV) is used for disaster recovery. Also called a "business copy volume" or "split mirror." See disaster recovery.
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The zDP feature eliminates the need for mainframe admins to rely on a restore from their Business Continuance Volume (BCV) gold copy file in the event of data corruption.
For example, customers can take a fully independent copy of a Fibre Channel disk-based volume, or SnapView Business Continuance Volume (BCV), and store it on ATA disk technology to run application testing, data warehouse refreshes and backups.
By leveraging EMC's TimeFinder Software, Instant Snapshot for OS/390 databases and PATROL Recovery for Oracle with Enterprise Snapshot performs true point-in-time backups from the business continuance volume as users continue to access and update the primary database.
With TimeFinder, users create a mirrored copy of their Oracle data called a Business Continuance Volume (BCV).
New in this version of Storage Horizon is support for EMC's CLARiiON product family and EMC's industry-leading Symmetrix replication solutions - Business Continuance Volumes (BCV) and Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF).
SAN Copy is fully integrated with EMC's TimeFinder and SnapView local replication applications, eliminating the impact to production activities by using Business Continuance Volumes (BCVs) or Snapshots as source volumes so applications stay online throughout the data movement process.
With this enhancement, SnapView customers now have the ability to instantly restore both SnapView business continuance volumes (BCVs) and SnapView snapshots - providing even more choice for customers to leverage BCVs to support high I/O workloads or snapshots for capacity and cost optimization.
business continuance volumes on heterogeneous storage devices,
Advanced storage features such as Snapshots, Clones and SnapClones will be used to enhance storage availability and provide business continuance volumes.
EMC TimeFinder enables users to create independently addressable Business Continuance Volumes (BCVs) for Windows-based information storage.
This software allows system and storage administrators to create, in background mode, independently addressable Business Continuance Volumes (BCVs) for Exchange storage.
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