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data library

[′dad·ə lī‚brer·ē]
(computer science)
A center for the storage of data not in current use by the computer.

data library

(1) A section within the IT department that retains offline media in the form of microfilm, optical discs, and disk and tape cartridges.

(2) An online storage peripheral. See tape library and disk library.

(3) Years ago, the data library was a section within the datacenter that housed the removable disks and tapes. Data library personnel were responsible for cataloging and maintaining the media. See datacenter.


The Data Library
This was a common section in datacenters years ago when open reel tapes and removable disks were the norm. See disk pack and open reel.
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With this acquisition, about 107,000 net km of 2D seismic data and 58 net km2 of 3D seismic data added to the Pulse's 2D seismic data library increasing by over 30% from approximately 340,000 net km to about 447,000 net km.
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