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In computer storage, a journal is a chronological record of data processing operations that may be used to construct or reinstate an historical or alternative version of a computer system or computer file.
In database management systems, a journal is the record of data altered by a given process.
- Data logging
- Error correction and detection
- Hash function
- Journaling file system
- Log-structured file system
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