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archiving

[′är‚kīv·iŋ]
(computer science)
The storage of files, in the form of punch cards, microfilm, or magnetic tape, for very long periods of time, in case it is necessary to regenerate the file due to subsequent introduction of errors.

archiving

Storing data for future use or backup. Archiving implies copying to external storage, a server in the network or to the cloud but not usually to the same computer. See archive program, archive formats, backup storage, HSM and cloud storage.
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Rights holders of the said materials may contact the archive at mindanaofilmarchive@outlook.com to have their materials considered for archiving.
While these regulations could be changed in the future to allow broader access, this is the current attempt to balance publishers' rights with research interests in archiving web content.
Based on an organization's archiving policy, Presensoft's Google Apps Archiving solution also provides the option for administrators to set policies that will allow users to view their own archives.
Abu Dhabi Media also plans to integrate a commercial model into its archiving plans that will allow the company to make the restored and archived materials available to other entities outside of the organisation.
"Email archiving isn't just about archiving emails anymore," said Tim Hickernell, lead research analyst for Info-Tech Research Group.
So that same year, the LC established a pilot web archiving project, originally called the MINERVA (Mapping the INternet Electronic Resources Virtual Archive); today, it is simply called The Library of Congress Web Archives.
Web archiving is the process of collecting websites and the information they contain and preserving them.
A survey of 300 IT executives has confirmed that organisations are likely to invest more in file archiving than e-mail archiving over the next year, storage and data protection software provider BakBone Software (OTCBB: BKBO) said today.
This white paper will describe five key areas of email archiving implementation, drawing upon real world examples and experiences, to explore all the important issues that can impact total cost.
Google Groups provides the means to remove your previous posts from its archive and to prevent it from archiving future posts, but as with the Wayback Machine, you have to take matters into your own hands.
During the 2006 archiving process, 20 policies were approved for archiving by the Governing Council, as recommended by the Joint Policy Committee.

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