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== Definitions ==
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'''Mirroring''' is
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{{Quote|the maintenance of an identical [[copy]] of its [[file]]s in (a) another [[network server]], or (b) a redundant [[drive]] in the same [[server]] chassis. . . . Mirroring can be used as a rudimentary [[backup]] [[system]] for the original [file]]s, but is more often used to spread out the [[access]] [[load]] for popular [[site]]s, e.g., [[Web site]]s, by offering [[user]]s several different locations from which identical [[file]]s can be [[access]]ed.<ref>ATIS Telecom Glossary 2012 ([http://www.atis.org/glossary/definition.aspx?id=3655 full-text]).</ref>}}
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{{Quote|the [[process]] of [[replication]] between multiple [[device]]s in which the [[policies]] are set for the [[device]]s to hold the exact same [[data]].<ref>[[ARSC Guide to Audio Preservation]], Glossary, App. B, at 227.</ref>}}
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== References ==
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== See also ==
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* [[Mirror site]]
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[[Category:Data]]
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[[Category:Preservation]]

Latest revision as of 03:51, 5 September 2017

Definitions[]

Mirroring is

the maintenance of an identical copy of its files in (a) another network server, or (b) a redundant drive in the same server chassis. . . . Mirroring can be used as a rudimentary backup system for the original [file]]s, but is more often used to spread out the access load for popular sites, e.g., Web sites, by offering users several different locations from which identical files can be accessed.[1]
the process of replication between multiple devices in which the policies are set for the devices to hold the exact same data.[2]

References[]

  1. ATIS Telecom Glossary 2012 (full-text).
  2. ARSC Guide to Audio Preservation, Glossary, App. B, at 227.

See also[]