Alchemy:: Database management software used for electronic archiving, search and retrieval.
Architecture: The design of a computer system.
Backfile Conversion: Conversion of files and documents that have accumulated over a period of time.
Back-up: A copy of data that prevents loss of information in case the original data is damaged or destroyed.
Cache: Temporary space storage for data that must be accessed quickly.
CD-Rom (Compact Disk-Read Only Memory): A version of CD used for the storage of digital data.
CMS (Content Management System): Refers to the web content management system.
DASD (Direct Access Storage Device): A reference to any online data storage device.
Database: A logical assembly of images, files, enabling users to browse through information in an assigned logical order.
Digitising: The process of converting hard copy into an electronic format.
Indexing: Assigning identity to documents or files.
ECM (Enterprise Content Management): The management of all types of content including business documents, e-mails and electronic transactions.
Electronic Document Management System: Manages the content of electronic documents.
Fabric: Hardware connecting workstations and servers to storage devices.
Hard Disk: A magnetic disk drive.
Near-line: Storage classification, enabling fast access to desired information.
RAID (Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks): Information is arranged on a bank of hard disks in such a way, that the failure of one single disk would not lead to a total loss of information.
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