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data

noun back-up, documents, evidence, facts, grounds, information, logic, papers, proof, specifics
See also: citation, clue, documentation, dossier, ground, information, intelligence, news, proof, reference, science, study

data

for the puposes of data protection legislation, data is information which is being processed by means of equipment operating automatically in response to instructions given for that purpose, is recorded with the intention that it should be processed by means of such equipment, or is recorded as part of a relevant filing system or with the intention that it should form part of a relevant filing system. It need not be held on a computer.
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As part of their study, Chabris and colleagues relied on several pre-existing data sets - a massive study of Wisconsin high school graduates that began in the 1950s, the Framingham Heart Study, and an ongoing survey of all twins born in Sweden - to expand that subject pool from a few hundred to many thousands.
With an ever growing number of servers in existing data centers, businesses are finding it difficult to keep up with the IT demand and are forced to install and operate high density computing, which is a challenge as the majority of pre-existing data centers are unable to support high density computing.
The consortia have said pre-existing data were limited and that commercial success depended on finding condensates due to the Saudi gas transfer price of 75 cents per million BTU.
Drawing upon both pre-existing data and literature concerning Mount Rainier and extensive interviews with elderly Native Americans, Takhoma covers native toponymy, tribal identities and boundaries, camp sites and structures, native trails, and trade.
The testing, which is partially funded by the World Bank, will be conducted at 15 sites in Mexico and Canada; pre-existing data will be used for the United States.
Companies now have a new option to consider: DR vendors who can provide mobile office space that connects to a pre-existing data and voice connection, known as a "hitching post," at a pre-designated recovery location.