Word of the Day: Tech Definitions from WhatIs.com:

Storage

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September 13, 2017  3:39 PM

storage snapshot

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Data protection, Disaster Recovery, Snapshot

A storage snapshot is a set of reference markers for data at a particular point in time. Continued... Quote of the Day

"Storage snapshots act almost like a rewind feature for admins,...

June 7, 2017  8:05 PM

disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Disaster Recovery, DRaaS

Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is the replication and hosting of physical or virtual servers by a third party to provide failover in the event of a man-made or natural catastrophe.


May 30, 2017  6:59 PM

phase-change memory (PCM)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
DRAM, Flash memory, NAND Flash

Phase-change memory (PCM) is a form of computer RAM (random-access memory) that stores data by altering the state of the matter from which the device is fabricated. Continued… Quote of the...


April 18, 2017  5:18 PM

NAND flash wear-out

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Flash memory, NAND Flash

NAND flash wear-out is the breakdown of the oxide layer within the floating-gate transistors of NAND flash. Continued… Quote of the Day

"While NAND flash technology ushered...


March 1, 2017  10:29 PM

Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC) card

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Flash memory, SD card

A Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC) card is a very small flash memory card that resembles an SD (Secure Digital) card but has far greater storage capacity. Continued… Quote of the...


February 17, 2017  5:41 PM

recovery time objective (RTO)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Disaster Recovery, Recovery Point Objective, Recovery Time Objective

The recovery time objective (RTO) is the maximum tolerable length of time that a computer, system, network, or application can be down after a failure or disaster occurs. Continued… Quote of the...


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