data redundancy


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data redundancy

[′dad·ə ri‚dən·dən·sē]
(computer science)
The occurrence of values for data elements more than once within a file or database.

data redundancy

Writing data to two or more locations for backup and data recovery. For example, data can be stored on two or more disks or disk and tape or disk and the Internet. See disk redundancy and data recovery.
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