Earlier I spoke about Tape Libraries and its usage, today I'll speak a bit about Tape drives and where they are use. Tape drive is a data storage device which is used to read and write data that is stored on a magnetic tape. Tape drives are also known as 'streamers'. Typically, Tape Drives are used for archival storage of data stored on hard drives. The data capacities on … [Read more...] about What are Tape Drives and where are tape drives used ?
Talking about the performance of computer systems, its been increasing with fast processors, better memory and video cards. Hard drive was the only component which had been neglected when talked about performance. Lot of work has been done to better the performance, such as developing faster spindle speeds, larger caches, better reliability, and increased data transmission … [Read more...] about What is ATA (AT Attachment)?