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Cloud Storage Data Lifecycle Management (Cope, Erl)

How can data be stored and managed in a cloud environment based on a defined lifecycle?

Cloud Storage Data Lifecycle Management

Problem

Datasets no longer required by an organization can bloat databases causing performance challenges, and can further incur administration and maintenance burdens.

Solution

A solution can be introduced to automatically manage and migrate the data into a different type of cloud storage device, or delete the data based on its state in a defined lifecycle.

Application

A cloud storage data aging management mechanism monitors the state of data against a provided lifecycle in order to move data to a different cloud storage device or delete data after a defined lifecycle.
Cloud Storage Data Lifecycle Management: The steps in applying the Cloud Storage Data Lifecycle Management pattern are illustrated.

The steps in applying the Cloud Storage Data Lifecycle Management pattern are illustrated.

Cloud Storage Data Lifecycle Management: The cloud storage data aging management mechanism can be used in applying this pattern to manage datasets based on predefined policies.

The cloud storage data aging management mechanism can be used in applying this pattern to manage datasets based on predefined policies.