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A sneakernet is, in jargon, a sneaker network in which the data is not transferred via physically connected computers

, but where the data transfer is still physical. With a sneakernet, the electronic information is stored on a storage unit - which can be a USB stick, magnetic tape, floppy or compact disc (CD) - that is carried from one personal computer to another, physically. With sneakernets, the criteria that are important with local networks, such as latency or ping time, cannot be applied.

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Englisch: sneakernet
Updated at: 19.08.2014
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