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What is the meaning of secondary storage device?

What types of data are stored on secondary storage?

  • Data sets stored on secondary storage include backup data, test/development data, reference data, archived data and other older operational data that no longer requires daily access. Organizations may still gain value from this data by running analytics against it, or it may need to be stored only to meet regulatory requirements.

Is it possible for a computer not to have secondary storage?

  • It is possible for a computer not to have or use secondary storage (e.g., dumb terminal). However, for most computers and users, secondary storage is required because of the need to permanently store some data to a computer.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of secondary storage?

  • Benefits of secondary storage. There are two main benefits to moving infrequently used data from primary storage to secondary storage: to free capacity on primary storage and to lower overall storage costs.

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