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Holographic breakthrough crams in 0.5TB per square inch

 
 
RJ
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      03-30-2006
In article <(E-Mail Removed)>, http://www.velocityreviews.com/forums/(E-Mail Removed) says...
> Have A Nice Cup of Tea wrote:
> > On Wed, 29 Mar 2006 19:57:03 +1200, k wrote:
> >
> >> Have A Nice Cup of Tea wrote:
> >>> http://www.vnunet.com/2152827
> >>>
> >>> "The first generation drive has a capacity of 300GB on a single disk with
> >>> a 20Mbps transfer rate. The first product will be followed by a family
> >>> ranging from 800GB to 1.6TB capacity."
> >> Do you think they got their megabytes and megabits, with regard to
> >> transfer speed, mixed up there?

> >
> > I wouldn't think so.
> >
> > Transmission of data is usually measured in bits rather than bytes, is it
> > not?
> >
> > And with increasing use of network storage, my guess is that's where they
> > see their product most effectively used, at least initially.
> >
> >
> > Have A Nice Cup of Tea
> >

>
> I guess you are not familiar with the real world practicalities of
> having a storage device operate at 20Mbps


Slower than fast ethernet LOLOL

 
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      04-01-2006
In article <(E-Mail Removed)>, (E-Mail Removed) says...
> On Wed, 29 Mar 2006 21:30:15 +1200, David wrote:
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> > Its not in bits per second with hard drives at least.

>
> And storage on HDDs is not measured in megabytes (1024) either.


IBM used to measure theirs
 
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