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Will Tape Replace The Hard Drive?
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Dandre
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Dandre,
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5/22/2012 | 9:15:17 PM
re: Will Tape Replace The Hard Drive?
Most organizations I work with want to transform their backup and recovery environment by moving away from tape. What I find is that tape best fulfills at least one or more of their data protection requirements. It's interesting how the the tides have turned - tape is now being viewed as a more reliable location for data vs. disk.
msteinl
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msteinl,
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3/6/2012 | 9:14:16 PM
re: Will Tape Replace The Hard Drive?
I agree with you when we're talking about storing and accessing fairly static data (or at least data where updates are mostly appends). For random read/write data, I can't see tape replacing disk. Now for sequentially accessed data, tape can scream.
hlubinv8l
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hlubinv8l,
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3/5/2012 | 6:13:10 PM
re: Will Tape Replace The Hard Drive?
I'm waiting for punch-cards to make a comeback. ;-)


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