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Important tape storage milestone storing, protecting and accessing increasing volumes of Big Data LAS VEGAS, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, IBM (NYSE:
DUBLIN, Ireland, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bh3xb4/the_hard_disk) has announced the addition of the
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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