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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Compression, differential updating, and bandwidth management help to make updates as small as possible for delivery over slow, congested links.
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.
OSA pioneered the concept of Internet and Intranet application deployment and automated differential updating with the first version of netDeploy in December 1995.
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