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Introduction to Storage Technologies

Growing amounts of data require good storage technologies and management of infrastructure, archiving, retrieval and recovery. Software such as storage virtualization help reduce cost and management of storing data.

For banks, traditional data that is stored is transactional data and customer information. In the future, images of check, deposit slips and paper based information will soon add to the storage load.

Data storage also important for banks because of compliance and legal requirements in the banking industry.

Data Storing Considerations

Storage Media such as tape, disk, RAID and more.

Data Accessibility such as online or offline.

Location of Data such as outsourced, in-house or offsite.
 


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Glossary

SAN
Storage Area Network

HSM
Hierarchical Storage Management

SNIA
Storage Networking Industry Association

SMI-S
Storage Management Initiative Specification

WORM
Write Once Read Many

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