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Advanced Data Storage
Are you up to date on advanced storage technologies? Take our test and evaluate your knowledge
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This type of drive offers the same reliability and 10,000-15,000 rotational speeds that
SCSI drives do. What is it?
This drive foregoes some performance and reliability in favor of sheer storage capacity and
lower cost. What is it?
This technology enables cost-effective block-based storage networking. What is it?
This technology concentrates storage into one ubiquitous and specialized network, but
can be complicated. What is it?
This technology has matured from a concept to prototype to early adoption product to
standard functionality It remains relevant to mirror or parity protected data stored on disk. What
This type of RAID features disk striping and rotating parity protection using n+1
number of components and provides good availability with good read performance for multiple
concurrent users and I/O streams. What is it?
This type of backup has proven to be remarkably resilient as a storage technology. What
This emulates a tape library within a disk storage system.
There are many advantages to using this type of switch, including number of ports and
This type of networking system can be a great solution for the storage needs of a small
to midsized business.
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29 Oct 2007
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