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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On the other hand, (4) routine disaster recovery backup tapes that save information in compressed, sequential and nonindexed format, and (5) erased, fragmented or damaged data are generally inaccessible, because a time-consuming, expensive restoration process is required to obtain information.
Backup tapes get moved to an underground vault in a nearby state.
TDS is one of the leading providers of backup tape restoration, strategic tape discovery, big data migration, email processing, audio restoration and conversion services.
Let's count the ways: Classifying data helps you determine how long different types of data should be retained on backup tapes. It helps you meet regulatory requirements that are in place when storing certain types of data, i.e., medical, financial, credit card, etc.
It lists examples of data that would be substantially burdensome or costly for the producing party to retrieve: backup tapes intended for disaster recovery purposes that are often not indexed, organized, or susceptible to electronic searching; legacy data that remains from obsolete systems and is unintelligible on successor systems; data that was "deleted" but remains in fragmented form, requiring a modern version of forensics to restore and retrieve; and databases that were designed to create certain information in certain ways and that cannot readily create very different kinds or forms of information.
Backup tapes can be restored to a Recovery Server for message recovery, but this time consuming process is only practical in special situations or for special individuals (e.g.
In the event of a storm warning, Dare's technology director, Carl Woody, had to trust that someone at each site grabbed the backup tapes before evacuating--and had performed the backup correctly the night before.
In this employment discrimination case, the district court treated data stored on magnetic backup tapes as broadly discoverable, eventually instructing the jury that it could infer bad faith on the part of the corporation for its e-discovery failures.
Two places to keep the backup tapes could be in the pharmacy owner/manager's home or at a bank in a safe deposit box.
UBS moved for a protective order shielding it from discovery altogether or, in the alternative, shifting the cost of backup tape restoration onto the plaintiff, Zubulake.
"We're excited to see Exabyte help provide excellent data protection by developing this LTO automation backup tape solution for Mac OS X Server."