Backup Tape


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Backup Tape

A hard drive with memory space available to save extra copies of computer data. That is, a backup tape is where one stores data in case the original data is lost. Having backup tape is especially important if one keeps a great deal of information for one's company on a computer. Businesses commonly use backup tape to keep their computer information in more than one place.
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Most businesses just send the drive back to the manufacturer when it begins to have problems, but if a drive has problems, so can the backup tapes.
Most businesses just send the drive back to the manufacturer when it begins to have problems--but if a drive has problems, so can the backup tapes.
The operating system and the backup software must be reinstalled to restore the rest of the programs and data from the backup tape.
Fluor's email retention policy provided that backup tapes were recycled after 45 days.
In so doing, she developed a test for determining the appropriateness of cost-shifting, taking into account prior authority such as the Rules of Civil Procedure and prior case doctrine, and ordered data sampling to be done in order to determine the potential relevance of e-mails located on backup tapes (Zubulake I).
Data Availability becomes an issue when it takes hours to restore a lost/deleted file from an onsite backup tape.
Next, the IT manager can restore the full backup tape baseline, followed by restores from all the incremental tape sets up to the desired point in time.