Optical storage a) stores data in magnetic form b) it is affected by magnetic field c) it has high storage capacity e) it doesn't use laser to read/write data f) magnetic storage devices are hard disk , floppy disk, magnetic tape etc a) stores data optically & used laser to read/write b) it is not affected by magnetic field c) it has less storage than hard disk. This makes optical storage systems attractive for the very-high-capacity tertiary storage systems and potentially attractive for personal computer (pc) backup systems tertiary optical systems face fierce competition from both magnetic raid systems (arrays of low-cost magnetic disk drives connected in parallel) and magnetic tape systems. Like magnetic recording, a major application of optical data storage is the secondary storage of information for computers and computerized systems like the high-end.
Magnetic recording performs relatively well in that respect, but data centers are becoming overheated due to the sharp rise in the demand for cloud storage the problem is that much energy is needed to cool such processors heat assisted magnetic recording, a recent innovation in magnetic recording, does not solve this problem. Storage magnetic storage uses disks coated with a magnetic material each tiny bit of the disk carries a magnetic charge the direction of that charge determines whether it represents a 1 or a 0 optical storage, meanwhile, uses disks made of reflective material how each bit reflects light–or doesn't reflect it–determines whether it's a 1 or a 0.
Optical digital data disk storage capacity technical trends optical digital data disk storage capacity is based on several factors including the physical diameter (eg, 525 inches) of a specific disk, the state of the optical recording technology, and the compliance to applicable industry standards. Optical – once a go-to method for large enterprises that needed to archive data that must be readable for decades – including healthcare companies and financial services firms — optical storage techniques have largely fallen by the way side however, owing to their capability to store data for 50 year or more, many companies continue to reliable and cost-effectively store petabytes worth of data on optical jukeboxes that were installed many years ago.
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Wtec panel on the future of data storage technologies director, data storage systems center carnegie mellon university roberts engineering hall, rm 348 pittsburgh, pa 15213-3890 clearly leads in optical data storage and magnetic tape drives, both countries are competitive in magnetic hard disk.
Magnetic storage and magnetic recording are terms from engineering referring to the storage of data on a magnetized medium magnetic storage uses different patterns of magnetization in a magnetisable material to store data and is a form of non-volatile memory the information is accessed using one or more read/write heads. A strong, short light pulse can record data on a magnetic layer of yttrium iron garnet doped with cobalt-ions this novel optical storage mechanism – which the developers say could one day become a powerful and energy-efficient data storage technique – outperforms existing alternatives and could.