Storage Resource Management
Content Addressed Storage
What is CAS Good For?
• CAS is designed to support fixed content—data
that does not change but must be retained for
long periods of time:
– Legal and financial documents
– Medical images
– Cheque images
– Broadcast content
– Digital maps
CAS is primarily designed to support fixed content—data that, for economic
reasons, has historically been kept on offline storage (e.g., tape or optical).
Fixed content is content that does not change and must be retained for long
periods of time.
Legal and financial documents