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How does file archiving differ from HSM and ILM solutions?
On the other hand, file archiving involves moving the entire file discretely to a totally new location and removing all traces of the file from its previous location. Archiving is for long-term preservation. It frees up storage space and directory entries for new and more important data. There are some hybrid solutions that combine archiving and tiering.
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17 Apr 2007