incremental dump tape

incremental dump tape

[‚iŋ·krə′ment·əl ′dəmp ‚tāp]
(computer science)
A safety technique used in time-sharing which consists in copying all files (created or modified by a user during a day) on a magnetic tape; in case of system failure, the file storage can then be reconstructed. Also known as failsafe tape.
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