magnetic storage

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Noun1.magnetic storage - any storage medium in which different patterns of magnetization are used to represent stored bits or bytes of informationmagnetic storage - any storage medium in which different patterns of magnetization are used to represent stored bits or bytes of information; "the hard disk in you computer is magnetic storage"
data-storage medium, storage medium - a medium for storing information
mémoire magnétique
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Although magnetic storage promises 25 years, the reality is that the magnetic tapes need to be backed-up or re-recorded every two to five years and the hardware needs to be replaced every five years.
Magnetic storage has recently been proven to be a viable alternative [2].
Optical and digital magnetic storage shipments are doubling each year.
42 in the process, the industry is concerned that the absolute threshold for conventional magnetic storage density might be only a few years away.
Organizations can easily switch between traditional magnetic storage devices and Cygnet's DVD-RAM jukeboxes as their needs dictate.
By far, the most mature media is magnetic storage, and this is reflected in the data returned by manufacturers for this month's JED sampling.
Magnetic storage media tend to deteriorate over time, and you may find that an important disk is unreadable when you go to retrieve data from it.
Philips Laser Magnetic Storage (LMS) is now offering their new second generation Philips CD Recorder, the CDD522.
The growth in large-scale virtual deployments has caused a surge in the amount of random I/Os between virtual machines (VMs) and magnetic storage systems.
WDEeA, a Western DigitalEe company, announced that it has founded the Storage Products Association (SPA) with other hard drive companies to promote the merits and value of rotating magnetic storage technologies, as well as to make consumers and professionals aware of how critical hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid-state hybrid drives (SSHDs) are to their digital lives.
By taking a novel approach and beginning at the smallest unit of data storage, the atom, scientists demonstrated magnetic storage that is at least 100 times denser than today's hard disk drives and solid state memory chips.
One of Japan's leading magnetic storage companies, Showa Denko KK (SDK) has opened a new R&D facility in Ichihara City, Chiba Prefecture to promote the next-generation of computer hard disk media with increased storage capacities.