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mirroring

mirroring

Duplicating data onto another computer at another location. Mirroring is performed for backup purposes or to be in closer proximity to the user. See disk mirroring and replication.
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In synchronous mirroring, both the source and the target devices must acknowledge the write is completed before the next write can occur.
Although Gates is in this instance speaking of "Signifying(g)" as a speech act, and not about "passing" per se, the ease with which his central metaphor of "mirroring" dovetails with this discussion is not, I would argue, accidental.
The storage industry is now realizing that a truly effective mirroring strategy should be accompanied by point-in-time copies, also referred to as copies 3 through n, for data that enable a restore to occur from non-corrupted data prior to the time the corruption occurred.
The word "mirroring" in the show's title can only be understood as an ironic reference to realism or the reflection theory of representation that backs it up, since the evil in question is anything but simply "mirrored" at the Jewish Museum.
Bellew's "understanding" is really a recognition of Clare's African American identity through a complex chain of mirroring. The smile with which he greets Irene connotes his vision of Irene as a reflection of his "white" wife, but that smile tellingly "fades" as he looks from Irene to Felise, whose tell-tale hair and skin mark her as African American and reveal all that Clare and Irene have anxiously concealed from him.
Mirroring is used for many mission-critical applications and it is the fastest way to recover data from a device or subsystem failure, since restore operations can occur in no more than a few seconds by switching to a mirrored copy.
And with mirroring, you're in charge of choosing when to replace the failed drive during off-peak system usage.
In addition to the basic replication process, data mirroring can also be employed as part of the disaster recovery (DR) solution.
For many years mirroring of production data for disaster recovery (DR) purposes has been available for both mainframe and open systems computing environments.
* Local and Remote Synchronous Data Mirroring and Failover
Performance: There are several ways to characterize the performance of a mirroring solution.