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Storage by Mind Map: Storage

1. Hard Disks

1.1. - Hard disks can store data using longitudinal recording or perpendicular recording

1.2. - A head crash occurs when a read/write head touches the surface of a platter

2. Flash Memory storage

2.1. A memory card

2.1.1. A removable flash memory device that you insert and remove from a slot in a computer

2.1.2. Example

2.1.2.1. CompactFlash(CF)

2.1.2.2. Secure Digital(SD)

2.1.2.3. Secure Digital High Capacity(SDHC)

2.1.2.4. MicroSD

2.1.2.5. MicroSDHC

2.1.2.6. xD Picture Card

2.1.2.7. Memory Stick

2.1.3. USB Flash Drives

2.1.3.1. Plug into a usb pory on a computer

3. Cloud Storage

3.1. User Subscribe to cloud storage for a variety of reasons

4. Types of Storage

4.1. Tape

4.1.1. Is a magetically coated ribbon of plastic capable of storing large amounts of data and information

4.2. Magnetic stripe cards and smart card

4.2.1. Countains a magenetic strip that stores information

4.3. Microfilm and microfiche

4.3.1. Store microscopic images of documents on a roll or sheet film

4.4. Enterprise Storage

4.4.1. Stores huge volumes of data and onformation for large businesses