Business continuance volume

In disk arrays, a business continuance volume, or BCV, is EMC Corporation's term for an independently addressable copy of a data volume, that uses advanced mirroring technique for business continuity purposes.[1]


BCVs can be detached from the active data storage at a point in time and mounted on non-critical servers to facilitate offline backup or parallel processing. Once offline processes are completed, these BCVs can be either:


There are two types of BCVs:


  1. "Disaster Recovery Journal". Retrieved 2012-03-01.
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