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primary storage

[′prī‚mer·ē ′stȯr·ij]
(computer science)
Main internal storage of a computer.

primary storage

primary storage

The computer's internal memory, which is typically made up of dynamic RAM chips. Until non-volatile RAM, such as magnetic RAM (MRAM), becomes commonplace, the computer's primary storage is temporary. When the power is turned off, the data in primary storage are lost. Contrast with secondary storage. See dynamic RAM and static RAM.
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The solution is to automate the movement of warm and cold data from your primary storage systems to a less costly secondary storage system.
The Flash Storage Platform is a game changer for our customers and the industry as it creates the tipping point for enterprises to capture the promise of flash for all primary storage workloads, and to migrate and refresh disk storage to all-flash cost effectively.
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Managed Server HSM automatically migrates files from primary storage to secondary and tertiary storage based on policies set by the storage administrator.
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For instance, if primary storage is in RAM, these files could systematically be moved to optical disk, leaving RAM storage for current files.
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