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offline storage

Disks and tapes that are kept in a data library. Offline data cannot be accessed from a computer or terminal until it is mounted in the drive. Contrast with cloud storage. See data library.

data library

The section of the datacenter that houses offline disks and tapes. Data library personnel are responsible for cataloging and maintaining the media. See datacenter, tape library and disk library.

The Data Library
Although most data has migrated to online libraries of disks and tapes, some individual reels and cartridges still reside on shelves inside cabinets.

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