Advances in Storage Technology

By Deane Barker on July 29, 2003

Upheaval on the Storage Scene: A good article on the wave of changes coming across the bow of the storage market. Storage is getting smaller and smaller and smaller. A half-inch cube that can store 30 CDs? It’s nuts.

“Sea changes are going on in the market for storage devices large and very, very small. The past couple of months have brought several big advances in capacity and reductions in costs for tiny drives. Meanwhile, the hard drive industry is coming to grips with the physical limits on longitudinal (along the surface) recording and preparing to usher in new and not necessarily thoroughly dependable perpendicular recording technology.”



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