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disk library

A storage system made up of disk drives. The term "library" more often refers to optical disc and magnetic tape libraries rather than arrays of magnetic disks (see disk array). See optical disc library and tape library.
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EMC is also announcing updates to its EMC Disk Library for mainframe (DLm) technology.
The RDX 8000 Removable Disk Library comes with up to eight removable disk-drive slots, enabling users to take data offsite to an archive, according to the company.
EMC sells two virtual tape libraries -- the DL3D 3000 and DL4000 -- that use rebranded deduplication software from Quantum and FalconStor and a disk-based backup appliance -- the Disk Library 3D 1500 -- that uses Quantum's software.
New enhancements to EMC NetWorker and EMC Avamar backup software and EMC Disk Library, for disk-based backup, help customers gain maximum efficiency of their storage environment by providing the right solution to solve their unique requirements based on scale, budget and use case.
Today, a new disk library category is evolving from these two traditional solutions.
Additionally, Nowcom utilizes EMC Disk Library for its disk-based backup and recovery, EMC CLARiiONA networked storage systems to house its Microsoft Exchange email and Oracle 10g databases, and EMC EmailXtenderA software for archiving emails.
This policy-based feature Co which EMC first offered in its EMC Disk Library virtual tape systems Co is designed for applications that have regular spans of time with little or no activity.