Computer Technology Review magazine, 310/208-1335, free to some. Electronic News, weekly, 800/722-2346. MacWeek, June 7, 1993, Page 36+ IEEE Computer had a full issue in March 94 on I/O subsystems
There are also two books by Sanjay Ranade (firstname.lastname@example.org), who posts here occassionally. One is _Mass Storage Technologies_ (1991ish?), the other, newer one is _Mass Storage Systems_. I've read the first one, it's a little short on detail but a good overview.
www.cmpcmm.com standards and tons of info.
www.nml.org performance reports, media surveys, etc. Goes into a
lot of detail on topics such as archival stability.
lists some resellers and manufacturers of storage.
theref.c3d.rl.af.mil has good information about PC hardware,
including old interfaces, floppies, controllers, etc. It has a LONG
list of specs for hard drives.
www.cs.yorku.ca also has good info on
hard drives and CD-ROM drives.
www.sresearch.com lists storage products and
You're in the primary one (comp.arch.storage). You'll also find info in the groups on SCSI, PC hardware, and specific operating systems. I'll try to add pointers to their FAQs soon.
The FAQ for comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage can be found at
I'm collecting reviews and a list of papers now, I expect to add it in a few weeks. Contributions/suggestions welcome.
email me at email@example.com
Copyright 1996 Rod Van Meter