Backup refers to the process of making copies of data or data files to use in the event the original data or data files are lost or destroyed. Secondarily, a backup may refer to making copies for historical purposes, such as for longitudinal studies, statistics or for historical records or to meet the requirements of a data retention policy. Many...
Portable software is a software program that can be run on different computers running different operating systems with no or little modifications.
The Latin word “port” means to carry. Portability is the attribute of being easy to carry from one point to another or, in this case, from one operating system to another. Typically, software is said to be portable when it is more cost efficient to exchange it between two different platforms than to write the program from scratch. Emulators are used to give more application extensibility to the software package, which allows it to run on multiple operating systems.
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