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nearline

(NEAR onLINE) Available within a short amount of time, but not instantly. Tape and disk libraries are considered nearline devices, because it takes several seconds to retrieve the appropriate cartridge before it can be read. Contrast with online.
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Today's data archival solutions using nearline storage eliminate the manual, labor-intensive process of archiving to tape by providing accelerated access to archived data while allowing the automation of data archiving based on policies and seamless retrieval.
With a modern SAS-based architecture and multiple RAID options, the MX4 and 10G offer both Primary and Nearline storage capability using SAS and SATA hard drives in one system.
The Virtual Storage Manager provides nearline storage by using virtual (appropriately enough) tape technology and automation to optimize hatch processing, tape utilization, and cartridge capacity.
The agreement establishes that criteria for interoperability testing by independent third parties have been met with NetApp FAS primary storage systems, NetApp NearStore nearline storage systems, and NetApp V-Series virtualization systems.
Object Matrix is a leading provider of object storage and nearline archive solutions to the media and entertainment industry as well as telecommunication firms, banks and utility companies.
The new service called Google Cloud Storage Nearline is designed for businesses and costs just $0.
The new lower-cost offerings promise a 25%-50% increase in system bandwidth over similar K2 Lx0 storage configurations; 10 times the number of client connections supported by a single K2 iSCSI server; a third level of QoS providing dedicated system bandwidth for time-critical production editing activities; 20%-40% reduction in total cost of ownership; and increased storage capacities for production and nearline storage systems.
Both Nearline and Archiving solutions can help trim down an over-expanded database: the database can be made much smaller by implementing an Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) approach, removing unused or infrequently used detailed transactional data from the online database and storing it elsewhere.
El arreglo xStack Storage Area Network (SAN) DSN-3200 puede implementarse como almacenamiento nearline (Nearline storage) para complementar la solucion principal de almacenamiento en redes IP o ser usado como dispositivo basico de respaldo y recuperacion.
One such tool is the ability to accomplish mass nearline storage using cost-effective SATA.
Tokyo, Japan, Nov 21, 2005 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Limited today announced the release of the Nearline FC disk drive for ETERNUS storage systems, a new high-capacity, high-reliability, low-cost storage drive.
This kind of growth is one of many indicators that SATA storage is now generally accepted as mainstream, both for nearline and, increasingly, for some primary storage applications," said Tom Curlin, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets.