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  • LTO Generation Tape Comparison

    LTO Generation Tape Comparison

    Linear Tape-Open is a recording medium to store data. It has been preferred by large-scale industries. It has been in this industry since it fulfils the major requirement by these industries, i.e., data capacity. LTO is known for its data capacity. Other than data capacity there are various reasons why…

  • RECYCLING TAPES AND OTHER IT EQUIPMENT

    RECYCLING TAPES AND OTHER IT EQUIPMENT

    We all are widely familiar with recycling plastics and the importance of recycling plastics. Not only plastics but we should recycle anything we can but in a safe manner. A vast number of plastic products are produced every day. It is necessary to recycle plastics as they take a very…

  • How is Data Stored on Tape?

    How is Data Stored on Tape?

    Introduction to tapes Tape is a narrow strip being magnetized on one side of the strip. To store data, the narrow strip goes through below the magnetic head which stores the data into bits. Various data are stored on the strip. It helps in storing digital information. They are commonly…

  • How to Transfer Data to Tape Storage

    How to Transfer Data to Tape Storage

    Purpose of copying data to tape Tape is a much more protective media to store data. You might need to transfer data to a tape store to copy data or store from another tape or maybe storing data for the first time in tape storage. Copying data to tape can…

  • What is the Difference Between Data Backup and Data Recovery?

    What is the Difference Between Data Backup and Data Recovery?

    What is Data Recovery? We store data in secondary storage, storage media, drives. When these data become unreachable to the user then a process is used to retrieve the data from the drives which is known as data recovery. Why is data recovery required? The data recovery process is used…

  • Linear Tape-Open for Data Storage

    Linear Tape-Open for Data Storage

    Tape storage It is a type of data storing system. In this, magnetic tape is used as a recording medium to store data. It is a better option to keep the data safe compared to the process of data recovery. Unlike data recovery, data is retrieved from the system in…

  • How and Why to Remove Data From LTO Tape

    How and Why to Remove Data From LTO Tape

    What is LTO tape? Linear Tape-Open is a device which with the help of magnetic tape reads data, write data and store data on a magnetic tape. It is a storage device. It is available in the market with high capacity at a relatively cheap price compared to its competitors,…

  • Is tape media cheaper than disk?

    Is tape media cheaper than disk?

    Introduction to these terms Tape media and disk storage, both serve as devices to store data or information as a backup. Tape media It is a device that stores data with help of magnetic tape. It reads and writes on magnetic tape. It has been in the market for more…

  • What is the maximum capacity of magnetic tape media used today?

    What is the maximum capacity of magnetic tape media used today?

    A brief introduction to magnetic tape Magnetic tape is a tape that has a narrow plastic film with a magnetized coating on one side. The tape rolls off from one reel to another reel guided by stabilizing rollers. During this process, the tape goes through a magnetic head. This magnetic…

  • Is the use of tapes still viable as a storage media solution?

    Is the use of tapes still viable as a storage media solution?

    Tape media storage has been in the industry for six decades now. It started with U.S. and British researchers adopting the mechanism of the magneto phone which was created by Germans. It caught attention a decade later when it was used it a supercomputer UNIVAC in its auxiliary memory to…