inherent storage

inherent storage

[in′hir·ənt ′stȯr·ij]
(computer science)
Any type of storage in which the storage medium is part of the hardware of the computer medium.
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An undocumented benefit is the fact that D2D2T's inherent storage software offloads work, makes regulatory compliance automatic and simplifies life for what is usually an understaffed, over-taxed IT staff.
Others have installed automated gates and dams in their large-diameter pipelines to take advantage of the inherent storage capacity of their combined sewer collection to help them meet the 1994 EPA CSO regulations.
Convergence is possible because any communication channel has an inherent storage capacity (bandwidth times latency) and, conversely, any storage device has inherent communications channel characteristics (capacity divided by access time).