Evolving FAQ/Reference for comp.arch.storage, Part 1/2 Evolving FAQ/Reference for comp.arch.storage, Part 1/2

Answers to frequently asked questions for comp.arch.storage: Part 1 of 2

URL: http://alumni.caltech.edu/~rdv/comp-arch-storage/FAQ-1.html

Rod Van Meter, Joe Stith, and the gang on comp.arch.storage
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Keywords: computer mass storage, frequently asked questions, disk, tape, RAID, file systems, hierarchical storage management (HSM)

Note: the format of these web pages changed on Feb. 28, 1996. Please let me know if you have any problems with them.

You should maintain pointers to the index page, rather than the individual nodes, since the contents of those may change over time.

Information on disk, tape, MO, RAID and SSD can be found in part 1 of the FAQ. Part 2 covers file systems, hierarchical storage management, backup software, robotics, benchmarking, MTBF and miscellaneous topics.

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        Last updated: 1997/9/18

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