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Overheard – Tower of Hanoi



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
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Tower of Hanoi
posey The downside to the Towers of Hanoi tape rotation scheme is its complexity and the fact that not all backup applications support it. This method also has a tendency to wear out lower numbered tapes because they are used so much more frequently than higher numbered tapes.

Brien M. Posey, An introduction to data backup tape rotation schemes

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day definition is Tower of Hanoi.

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