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A storage system where all the data is backed up whenever any changes occur, creating a journal of snapshots of every instance of data modification and preserving a record of every transaction that took place.
Changed block tracking (CBT)
A VMware feature that allows virtual machines to tracks disk sectors that have changed. On VMFS partitions, CBT can also identify all the disk sectors that are in use.
Common Internet File System (CIFS)
Deprecated name of a Windows networking protocol that lets programs make requests for files or services on remote computers.
Crash consistent backup
A backup equivalent to removing power from a system.