Data synchronization

Under reconciliation is meant to synchronize data between two or more devices. The data are exchanged, such that each device contains the updated data.

Known examples of data synchronization: Syndicate address data and appointments between a handheld computer (or PDA) and a computer, or between mobile phone and PDA or computer.

The synchronization is done via a cable ( eg USB) or wireless via infrared, Bluetooth, WLAN, etc.

In order for a data transfer between two devices is possible, both have to agree on a defined protocol, that is, the type and format of the data must both be known. In practice, a synchronization program is used.

The balance of personal data in the context of social legislation is regulated in § 52 SGB II.

The data alignment is used in the industry in order to increase the availability and data integrity of a system. Examples would be data mirroring between databases to continue to maintain operation in the event of a failure of one or several servers, or dubbing the data every few hours, where the technical complexity is lower. In the second case you can about the log files, which are constantly playing and restore the last downloaded data state on the host computer after a restart in some time the last stand. It is an immediate switch to another computer no longer possible.

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