Cutting-edge storage technology quiz

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Cutting-edge storage technology quiz

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Are you considered storage savvy or storage sorry when it comes to the storage technologies available today? Whichever you are, taking our Cutting-edge storage technology quiz will help you to be better prepared for dealing with the most up and coming storage issues.

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Top 25 data storage terms quiz before taking on these 15 advanced storage terms.

1. This is a general term for any approach to storing data that employs multiple self-contained storage nodes interconnected so that any node can communicate with any other node without the data having to pass through a centralized switch. What is it?

2. This is a method of reducing storage needs by eliminating redundant data.
What is it?

3. This is a mass storage device that contains both a conventional hard drive and a flash memory module.
What is it?

4. This is a storage system that makes it possible to run and manage files and applications from a single device.
What is it?

5. This refers to any process in which electronic data is sought, located, secured and searched with the intent of using it as evidence in a civil or criminal legal case.
What is it?

6. This is a feature of storage security that is gaining favor among enterprises that use storage area networks (SANs).
What is it?

7. This is a storage system in which all the data in an enterprise is backed up whenever any change is made.
What is it?

8. This is computer storage that uses laser beams to storage computer-generated data in three dimensions.
What is it?

9. This is the creation of an abstraction layer between file servers and the clients that access those file servers.
What is it?

10. This is a backup technique used to make the process more efficient. It involves examining a backup file set and locating the blocks or bytes that have changed since the last backup period.
What is it?

11. This is a stipulation requiring a company to preserve all data that may relate to a legal action involving the company.
What is it?

12. This is a storage system with built-in intelligence about relevant applications and their utilization patterns.
What is it?

13. This is a business model in which third-party providers rent space on their storage to end users that lack the capital budget and/or technical personnel to implement and maintain their own storage infrastructure.
What is it?

14. This RAID level is characterized by disk striping with rotating parity using dual-parity drives intended to reduce data availability exposure during a disk drive rebuild, particularly when using larger capacity Fibre Channel and SATA disk drives.
What is it?

15. This is a storage technology that makes it possible to access a remote data center as though it were local.
What is it?

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