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local storage

[′lō·kəl ′stȯr·ij]
(computer science)
The collection of local registers in a computer system.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

local storage

A hard drive or solid state drive (SSD) directly attached to the device being referenced. The term would be used to contrast the storage in that unit from the storage on servers in the local network or on the Internet (see SAN, NAS and cloud storage).
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When a website wants to save the users' preferences for next visit, the website will store the key/value pairs in local storage while cookies create a unique ID; thus, server would have access to user's information constantly.
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- An intruder must gain access to the local storage device in order to hack it.
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The sensor network is organized into clusters, and every cluster has a more powerful cluster head which is equipped with local storage to store data and is also capable of communicating with other cluster heads to exchange data.
"Some 40% are still languishing in local storage and taxpayers are paying hand over fist for the privilege.
For example, Microsoft Personal Store (.PST) files are a popular local storage location for Microsoft Exchange e-mail data.
It's also a good idea to conduct random audits and spot checks on the work areas and local storage media of affected foreign national employees to determine whether any unauthorized data has been copied, viewed, or sent.
Ted Neward is a software architect and presenter who has consulted for Pac Bell, Intuit and other large companies: his thoroughly "user friendly" instructional guide Effective Enterprise Java covers everything from using local storage to avoid the network to using Web services for open integration, and pre-generating content to streamline processing.
The ER4525 chip supports the following wireless and multimedia applications: streaming from a video/audio server; download into and play content from local storage; mega-pixel image capture from local camera to local storage; and full duplex.
"The introduction of local storage connected to a two-way multimedia distribution network creates broad opportunities to add numerous services and the accompanying subscription fees," said Ian Olgeirson, senior analyst at Kagan World Media.
At other installations, transportation officers have contracted with a local storage company.