Storage Types

For the purpose of this web site, data storage is the saving of any data that may be made and stored electronically. Some examples of data storage are the following: an e-mail that is typed on your computer and saved to your Google account, a contract that is saved to a thumb drive or USB, or pictures that are saved to the hard drive of your computer.
Regardless of how you store your electronic data it is important to consider the many issues that revolve around the safe storage and legal monitoring of this data.  The slide outs that are connected to this menu tab address the major concerns of data storage.
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Data storage:

Data storage can refer to anything with information recorded on it, but when dealing with computers and similar devices, data storage refers to the primary and secondary storage of computer data.  Computer memory refers to the data that a CPU can directly access.  To learn more about the differences follow the link above. 

Online storage vs. External hard drives:

There are many different factors to consider when looking to expand your computer data storage capacity by means of online storage or external hard drive storage. These include storage capacity, cost, ease of use, convenience, added features, security concerns, cost efficiency, access to data, data safety, and maintenance.  For more information view the full article. 

Data mining:

Data mining is the process of analyzing data from different perspectives and summarizing it into useful information. Data are any facts, numbers, or text that can be process by a computer. The patterns, associations, or relationships among all collected data can provide information. Information can be converted into knowledge about historical patterns and future trends. To maximize user access and analysis, there needs to be a centralization of data in a data warehouse.

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