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Storage by Mind Map: Storage
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Storage

Capacity

the number of bytes a storage mediumcan hold

storage device

the computer hardware that records

Reading

Writing

Access time

The time required to deliver an item from memory to the processor

hard disks

store data using longitudinal recording

Characteristics of a hard disk

Formatting

backup

RAID

network attached storage

A disk controller consists of a special‐purpose chip

Optical Discs

CD‐ROM

CD‐R

CD‐RW

Archive disc

Picture CD

DVD‐ROM

A Blu‐ray Disc‐ROM

New node

Flash Memory Storage

Solid state drives (SSDs)

memory card

USB flash drives

ExpressCard module

Cloud Storage

Cloud storage

An optical disc consists of a flat

Other Types of Storage

Tape

tape drive

magnetic stripe card

smart card

Microfilm

microfiche

Putting It All Together

Power User

Enterprise User (desktop computer)

Enterprise User (server or mainframe)

Home user

Small Office/Home Office user

Mobile