Zero storage carving

Zero storage carving, also called inline carving, is the concept of using techniques to enable doing carving of meaningfull and processable chunks or files of uncompressed unencoded data on disks, disk-images or container files without the need for additional storage to be allocated for copies of the relevant data chunks or files. Zero storage carving is sometimes also referred to as in-line carving.

Tools with support or facilities for zero storage carving include: