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2014-08-18 16:25:11

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Hard Disk Drive Industry: Market Analysis And Processing Trendshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2244715/The-Hard-Disk-Drive-Industry-Market-Analysis-And-Processing-Trends.htmlDespite the rapid adoption of Solid State Drives (SSDs), hard disk drives (HDDs) will continue to lead the overall storage market because of their cost advantage on higher densities and dollars-per-gigabyte...

2014-05-19 16:25:55

Important tape storage milestone storing, protecting and accessing increasing volumes of Big Data LAS VEGAS, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, IBM (NYSE: IBM) researchers announced they have demonstrated a new record of 85.9 billion bits of data per square inch in areal data density on low-cost linear magnetic particulate tape -- a significant update to one of the computer industry's most resilient, reliable and affordable data storage technologies for Big Data....

2014-04-11 08:26:12

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bh3xb4/the_hard_disk) has announced the addition of the "The Hard Disk Drive Industry: Market Analysis And Processing Trends" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bh3xb4/the_hard_disk ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Despite the rapid adoption of Solid State Drives...


Latest Disk read-and-write head Reference Libraries

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2010-09-08 11:52:07

A hard disk drive is a non-volatile storage device for digital data. It has rotating rigid platters on a motor-driven spindle that is held in a metal case. Read/write heads float on a cushion of air about the platters and encode data magnetically. Hard disk manufacturers refer to disk capacity in standard powers of 1000. Hard disk drives were invented in 1956 by IBM and have been the dominant device for secondary storage of data on computers since due to their recording density, among other...

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