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automated storage tiering (AST)

Automated Storage Tiering (AST) is a storage management feature that dynamically moves information between the different levels of RAID systems to ensure appropriate performance and storage space. Policies for automatic tiering are set by the administrator. He determines whether data is stored on slower, cheaper, or higher performance storage.

Englisch: automated storage tiering - AST
Updated at: 07.05.2013
#Words: 49
Links: automatic spanning tree (AST), storage management, information, redundant array of inexpensive disks (RAID), performance
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