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What are the latest storage trends?

I know this is a broad question but I will ask anyways because I know plenty of people have the same question. What is the latest trend in computer storage?

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The latest trends in computer storage (now) are:


  • Removable flash memory (cameras, MP3 players, etc.)
  • IDE RAID controllers
  • NAS (network attached storage)
  • SAN (storage area networks)
  • Fibre Channel
  • iSCSI serial SCSI over TCP/IP

Marc Farley

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This was first published in January 2002

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