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Encyclopedia > Data transfer

The movement of data from one location to another is called data transfer. The speed of the transfer is referred to as the data transfer rate. The term was used to cover transfer from one data storage device to another. As it also covers the accessing of a website -- which involves data transfer from web servers to a user's browser -- the more modern definition would be the transfer of data from one environment to another. A datum is a statement accepted at face value (a given). Data is the plural of datum. ... Storage is the at least semi-permanent holding of an amount of something. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia website. ... The term web server can mean one of two things: a computer responsible for serving web pages, mostly HTML documents, via the HTTP protocol to clients, mostly web browsers; a software program that is working as a daemon serving web documents. ... Browsing redirects here Browser can refer to: Browser - a type of herbivore whose nutrition generally comes from high growing plants, like trees, rather than a grazer that eats from the ground. ... A datum is a statement accepted at face value (a given). Data is the plural of datum. ...


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Data management comprises all the disciplines related to managing data as a valuable resource. ... Data mining, also known as knowledge-discovery in databases (KDD), is the practice of automatically searching large stores of data for patterns. ... In information system design, data modeling is the analysis and design of the information in the system, concentrating on the logical entities and the logical dependencies between these entities. ... Data processing is any computer process that converts data into information. ... Data recovery is the process of recovering data from primary storage media when it cannot be accessed normally. ... A data warehouse is, primarily, a record of an enterprises past transactional and operational information, stored in a database designed to favour efficient data analysis and reporting (especially OLAP). ... A database is a collection of data elements (facts) stored in a computer in a systematic way, such that a computer program can consult it to answer questions. ... A data sheet is a document summarizing the characteristics of an electronic component in sufficient detail that a skilled engineer can integrate the component to a new circuit design. ... Statistics is a type of data analysis which practice includes the planning, summarizing, and interpreting of observations of a system possibly followed by predicting or forecasting of future events based on a mathematical model of the system being observed. ... Metadata (Greek: meta-+data information), literally data about data, is information that describes another set of data. ...

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  • Transfering data between PCs

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RFC959: FTP: Data Transfer Functions (4286 words)
These data transfer commands include the MODE command which specify how the bits of the data are to be transmitted, and the STRUcture and TYPE commands, which are used to define the way in which the data are to be represented.
Data is transferred from a storage device in the sending host to a storage device in the receiving host.
The data is transferred in logical bytes of the size specified by the obligatory second parameter, Byte size.
Data Transfer (464 words)
Data Transfer Rate – (or Data Rate) is the amount of digital data that is moved from one place to another in a given time, usually in a second's time.
The data transfer rate can be viewed as the speed of travel of a given amount of data from one place to another.
Data Transfer Rate is the amount of digital data that is moved from one place to another in a given time, usually in a second's time...
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