Sony breaks storage record with new magnetic tape technology. Will cassette tapes make a comeback?
May 9 2014, 1:47am CDT
Source: Forbes Real Time
Magnetic tape and optical disks provide low cost long-term inactive storage with additional latency for data access vs. HDDs due to the time to mount the media in a drive. Thus depending upon the access requirements for an archive it may be most effective to combine two or even three technologies to get the right balance of performance and storage costs. As the total content that we keep increases these considerations will become more important dri ...
Full article at: Forbes Real Time
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