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Snapshot or snapshots or snap shot may refer to:


In computing, the term "snapshot" is used in a variety of contexts to describe a copy of a volume of data taken at an instant in time, without "rolling shutter" artifacts caused by changes to the data made during the copy operation.

  • Snapshot algorithm, a computer algorithm that copies a self-consistent image of an entire distributed system to stable storage
  • Snapshot (computer storage), a copy of a set of computer files and directories kept in storage as they were some time in the past
    • This is commonly used for the purpose of revision control in software development
  • SNP file format, a file format for a "snapshot" of a chart or report from Microsoft Access
  • System image, of an entire system at a point in time (or process image of a process)

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