differential updating

differential updating

Replacing only the files in a software application that have changed rather than replacing all the files. See backup types.
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BackWeb combined its patented technology with data compression, byte-level differential updating and interruptible communications to enable companies to reduce the amount of data to be transmitted.
Compression, differential updating, and bandwidth management help to make updates as small as possible for delivery over slow, congested links.
OSA pioneered the concept of Internet and Intranet application deployment and automated differential updating with the first version of netDeploy in December 1995.
OSA created the world's first Internet software distribution product and pioneered automatic differential updating with NETDEPLOY's patent-pending SmartPull technology in December 1995.
This combination allows for the seamless, efficient life-cycle management of Java content and applications -- Coda's ease-of-use along with Castanet's differential updating and feedback technologies will allow for faster, cheaper deployment of more compelling NetApps.
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