Breakthrough in Tape data storage

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  1. Ian

    Ian Administrator

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    IBM have managed to improve magnetic tape storage density to 201 gigabits per square inch, an incredible increase which allows up to 330TB on a standard palm-sized backup tape. Although you may have considered tape storage a think of the past, it is very much alive and well for data archival purposes.

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    http://www.zdnet.com/article/ibms-w...mpressed-data-on-a-palm-sized-tape-cartridge/
     
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    Is that palm of the hand size or palm tree size, Ian? :D
     
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    I should clarify that it's the former! :lol::lol::lol:
     
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