In search of secondary storage

Starrett, Robert A.
October 1997
EMedia Professional;Oct97, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p36
Academic Journal
Offers a look at some of the secondary storage medium used in the computing industry. Information on magneto-optical (MO) drives; Write once/read many (WORM) drives; Recordable compact disc (CD-R) and its variant, CD-Rewritable (CD-RW). INSETS: A solution to the secondary storage glut...someday.;MO recording: How it works.;Packet writing: CD-Rs savior as secondary storage?.;Choosing MO over DAT, by Hal Glatzer.


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