auxiliary storage


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Noun1.auxiliary storage - a data storage device that is not the main memory of a computerauxiliary storage - a data storage device that is not the main memory of a computer
memory device, storage device - a device that preserves information for retrieval
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Besides primary data storage, the company offers auxiliary storage services, such as backup and disaster recovery with tape or optical archiving, and remote mirroring and clustering of data and servers.
Some of the auxiliary storage devices can do more than just provide a convenient place to pack away data.
Small computers are not included; typically, they are packaged with auxiliary storage devices (disk drives or cassettes), and research thus far indicates that their analysis requires a more complicated technique than the one described here.
AstraZeneca's goals included storing image data securely on a single database as opposed to using an auxiliary storage device, which has the potential to lose images during transfer.

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