off-line storage

off-line storage

[′ȯf¦līn ′stȯr·ij]
(computer science)
A storage device not under control of the central processing unit.
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The necessary blending of different coloured products can then be accomplished in-line, eliminating the need for off-line storage.
Meanwhile, you can take advantage of the faster speeds and ever higher capacities of the wide range of off-line storage devices, whether it is network, desktop, mobile or USB key.
When it comes to high end workstations or high-performance, cost-effective storage for near-line and off-line storage, SATA offers what storage managers need to manage their company's information.
With data centers under increasing pressure to do more with less, BrightStor CA-Vtape has become an extremely attractive technology for optimizing the efficiency of off-line storage," said Jim Geronaitis, vice president of BrightStor storage management at CA.
Its features include integration with existing or newly acquired PACS resources; working directly with digital modalities to capture, store and archive image data in non-PACS environments; association of patient images and document EMRs; maintenance of all relevant files online; automatic migration of infrequently accessed data to near- or off-line storage per administrator-defined policies; search and location of specific patient records in near- or off-line storage without migrating data back to online storage resources until files are opened; and retrieval of requested files from near-line storage typically in a matter of seconds and from off-line storage in the minutes it takes to load media into an autochanger.
The unit also provides recorded video activity scanning and video motion detection; tamperproof video records with video authentication; ATM and POS data integration; and fault-tolerant off-line storage for long-term video archiving.
Project planners never considered CD-ROM, near-line, or off-line storage.
Near-line storage consists of optical media jukeboxes and automated tape-retrieval libraries, while off-line storage consists of shelved optical and magnetic media.
Once data leaves the central site, there are few security measures, either with off-line storage or networked data.
Most of us think cloud computing means off-line storage for data files, such as music, video, and raw data.
The Sun Grid storage utility offers safe and secure storage and is designed to help customers meet their off-line storage demands for capacity, for any length of time.
In addition, massive data volume growth is increasing the importance of near-line and off-line storage for disaster recovery and business continuance.