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Comparison with the Other Storage Systems

As time passes, data storage systems are changing. Among the various methods such as disk storage, which uses hard disks (HDD), optical disk storage, and cloud storage, what advantages does tape storage have in comparison?

Storage Systems

  • ● Tape storage

    Uses magnetic tape as a recording medium and is an optimal high-capacity data recorder.

  • ● Disk storage

    Uses a hard disk (HDD), which is commonly used in a variety of fields due to the reduced cost.

  • ● Optical disk storage

    Uses an optical disk, which is mainly used for recording music and videos.

  • ● Cloud storage

    Storage services in the cloud, which are offered by a lot of providers.

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Disk Storage and Tape Storage

These days, hard disks (HDD) are commonly used in a variety of fields due to their reduced cost. What advantages does tape storage have compared to disk storage?

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Optical Disk Storage and Tape Storage

Optical disks are mainly used for recording music and videos. Why are magnetic tape media (tape storage) more commonly used than optical disks (Blu-ray)?

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