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(Information Life Cycle Management) An umbrella term for a comprehensive storage management program within an enterprise. Also called "data life cycle management" (DLM), it takes into consideration the value of the information over time, how quickly and at what cost it must be made available for user queries and how long it must be retained before being deleted. An ILM implies that all data entered into the system have been assigned a type or category based on access rules, retention requirements and business practices. See storage management, SAN and information governance.
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a river in the southern part of the German Democratic Republic, a left tributary of the Saale River (Elbe basin). Length, 121 km; its source is in the northeastern slopes of the Thüringen- wald. It flows mainly through hilly country. Maximum flow is in the spring, and the low-water period comes in summer. There are numerous mill and factory dams and a hydroelectric power station. The city of Weimar is on the Ilm.

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