Data Extraction


  • The process of removing files and meta-data from backup tapes.  1
  • The process of restoring files and meta-data from backup tapes in order to make them accessible.  2
  • The process of pulling information out of either hard copy or electronic documents. The process may be manual (read and key) or electronic via a pattern recognition methodology.  3


  1. RenewData, Glossary (10/5/2005).
  2. Vinson & Elkins LLP Practice Support, EDD Glossary.
  3. Formerly American Document Management, Glossary of Terms, now 5i Solutions Glossary.
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