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snapshot

an informal photograph taken with a simple camera

snapshot

[′snap‚shät]
(computer science)
The storing of the entire contents of the memory, including status indicators and hardware registers.

snapshot

(1) A saved copy of the current memory state, along with the contents of all hardware registers and status indicators. It is periodically taken in order to restore the system in the event of failure. See checkpoint/restart.

(2) A saved copy of a file before it is updated. Part of a storage management program, snapshots enable previous versions of files to be brought back for review or to be placed back into use. See shadow copy.
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With SnapShots, everyone at an event can upload their pictures to one place, and relive the moments together whenever they like," says Jon Dantes, founder of SnapShots.
DataMover is our direct response to requests from partners and customers for an enterprise class interface that provides superior navigation and sophisticated features like Snapshot and Replication only found in a product like DataMover," stated Tom Fabrizio, vice president of Sales at JMR Electronics.
The Snapshot Viewer will also appear displaying the ITO.
These participants were also more likely to describe their memories as resembling snapshots than a moving film.
At a cost of $199, Snappy Video Snapshot is an inexpensive source of digital photography that can be used for desktop publishing, PC photo albums, presentations and more.
New research " German Consumer Foodservice Survey 2011: Trends in Workplace Catering and Consumer Expenditure: Survey Snapshot " provided by Canadeanaddresses all these hot-buzz issues.
According to the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), snapshots are copies of data as it appeared at a specific point in time.
PHILADELPHIA -- RES Software, the proven leader in dynamic desktop solutions, has been granted a patent for its new Snapshot Intelligence technology by the European Patent Office.
Just prior to replication, the snapshot agent is notified, making use of Exchange APIs so that snapshots are taken with highest possible degree of data consistency, meaning that all transactions are complete and in order.
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Disk-based solutions in the Staging category include ATA arrays, Virtual Tape Libraries, Snapshot Technologies and Continuous Data Protection.
Next3 empowers users to create thin volume snapshots, providing the foundation for point-in-time recovery, change auditing and retention of previous file versions.