\bˈakʌp sˈɒftwe͡ə], \bˈakʌp sˈɒftweə], \b_ˈa_k_ʌ_p s_ˈɒ_f_t_w_eə]\
Definitions of BACKUP SOFTWARE
Sort: Oldest first
Software for doing a backup, oftenincluded as part of the operating system.Backup software should provide ways to specify what files getbacked up and to where. It may include its own schedulingfunction to automate the procedure or, preferably, work withgeneric scheduling facilities. It may include facilities formanaging the backup media (e.g. maintaining an index of tapes)and for restoring files from backups.Examples are Unix's dump command and Windows'sntbackup.
By Denis Howe