hierarchical storage management

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hierarchical storage management

[¦hī·ər¦är·kə·kəl ′stȯr·ij ‚man·ij·mənt]
(computer science)
A method of managing large amounts of data in which files are assigned to various storage media based on how soon or how frequently they will be needed.
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Kofax component applications include Ascent Capture for high- performance document capture and Ascent Storage, a hierarchical storage manager for Windows NT and Novell Netware.
Companies currently developing software interfaces to Ascent Capture include Novell for its SoftSolutions document management software, Avail with its NetSpace hierarchical storage manager, and CSE Systems for CSE WorkFlow.
Used in combination with a hierarchical storage manager, Ascent ViewManager offers advanced techniques such as prefetching and caching to provide production-level performance.
The new Hierarchical Storage Manager dramatically increases the functionality of COINSERV.

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