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disk library

A storage system made up of disk drives. The term "library" more often refers to optical disc and magnetic tape libraries rather than arrays of magnetic disks (see disk array). See optical disc library and tape library.
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The EMC Disk Library DL4000, an open systems virtual tape library, now supports RAID 6 protection for improved availability and new 1 terabyte (TB) disk drives that provide 30% more capacity and improve the overall economics of online backup by further lowering the cost per gigabyte of storage.
We're expanding the industry's broadest portfolio of backup and recovery solutions even more with new cost-effective, high-end disk library systems and new versions of our leading software that will help customers protect and recover their information faster, easier and more reliably than ever before.
25 /PRNewswire/ -- SHARE User Event -- EMC Corporation , the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today extended its industry-leading virtual tape library (VTL) capabilities to customers in mainframe environments with the introduction of the EMC(R) Disk Library for Mainframe (EMC DLm).
For years, we've turned to EMC NetWorker and EMC Backup Advisor for our backup and recovery needs, and are now looking forward to leveraging EMC Disk Library with its new de-dupe and spin down options," said Douglas Bovie, Head of Backup & Archive Engineering Worldwide, Orange.
EMC was the first major vendor in the open systems virtual tape library market as it introduced the EMC Disk Library in April 2004 and today is a leading provider of open systems virtual tape solutions, with systems that are designed for businesses and organizations of all sizes.
With the high number of drives available in EMC Disk Library for mainframe, users are able to allocate more drives to be used in the sorting process which produces both increased performance and savings.
The RDX 8000 Removable Disk Library comes with up to eight removable disk-drive slots, enabling users to take data offsite to an archive, according to the company.
How well does it integrate with a disk library or tape library for longer-term retention?
Finally, the Asbestos duo demonstrated the popular trend towards live laptop performance, raiding their hard disk library of sound samples.
Imaging software directs the request to the proper disk library, and the disk is inserted into a drive which reads the image and sends it over the network to the opertor's screen within seconds.
Solution Provides Migration of Mainframe Tape Data to EMC Disk Library for mainframe
Data Protection Advisor and Disk Library for mainframe-has dramatically improved Ochsner's backup performance and staff productivity, while better positioning the organization to pursue its private cloud strategy.