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host based

(1) A system controlled by a central or main computer. A host-based system may refer to a hierarchical communications system controlled by a central computer. See host.

(2) An operation that is performed by software in the computer rather than in a peripheral device. See host-based printing and host-based modem.
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Host based data replication products not only provide high availability but can also help data centre managers better maintain virtual systems by having the ability to provision, convert and migrate the systems both near and far.
Host Based: Host based replication resides on the application server that needs to have its data replicated.