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migration

the movement of people into (immigration) and out of (emigration) a country that serves to increase or decrease the country's POPULATION and labour force. For example, immigration was an important factor in the early colonization of Australia and New Zealand, and the USA and Canada.
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As part of the new study, the researchers captured migrating salmon and recorded how many lice were attached.
Recall thrashing: Migrating and then immediately (or in a short period of time) recalling the same set of data sets wastes valuable HSM resources and CPU cycles and can be quite costly.
We have seen outstanding results by migrating our IT operation to the Windows environment through Micro Focus' solutions," said Leo Theberge, Chief Information Officer of Quebec Loisir, a direct-to-consumer media corporation that is part of DirectGroup Bertelsmann.
DELANO - A half-million acres of lakes, rivers and wetlands in the Southern San Joaquin Valley once provided a home for fish, migrating birds, herds of tule elk and pronghorn and even grizzly bears.
Extensive Testing Done by HP on GoldenGate Product for Migrating to HP-UX Using an Oracle 9i Database
Once the organization understands the dynamics of its data--what percentage is active, less active, and inactive--and how that will change over time, it can determine the cost savings it can achieve by automatically migrating data to the appropriate storage devices as the data ages.
Many HP3000 users with significant COBOL investments are migrating to IBM eServer products," said Ian Jarman, IBM eServer iSeries product manager.