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What  Is The Difference Between A Virtual Tape Library And An Actual Tape Library?

Discussion created by Legacy HDS Forums on Jul 17, 2006
Latest reply on Nov 3, 2006 by Legacy HDS Forums

Originally posted by: Victor

A Virtual Tape Library is a combination of hardware, software, and storage that emulates an actual tape library. This allows existing backup applications to use fast and reliable disk, rather than slow and unreliable tape, as their backup and recovery medium.