New magnetic tape from Sony can hold 74 times more data By Arnoud Wokke , Thursday, May 1, 2014 09:23, replies: 39 , views: 7,046 • Feedback Sony has developed a magnetic tape for data storage, which can store 148Gb. Per square inch Consequently, a data cartridge can go contain. Entries in total 185TB Sony achieved by reducing. Magnetic particles Sony has a smooth magnetic underlayer been developed which is composed of magnetic particles having an average size of 7.7 nm, much less than the several tens of nanometers in conventional tape storage. This was achieved by holding, causing the crystals of the layer lying on the same side. Magnetic underlayer smooth The latter not succeeded until now, because the magnetic lower layer was not smooth enough. Thus fit more particles on a smaller area and can store more data. A data cartridge with this technology Drives with this technology can contain 148 gigabits per square inch, more than about 2 gigabits per square inch of traditional magnetic tape storage. The manufacturer says to look for ways to commercially use this technology and that will probably be for data centers, which include service providers use for backups; storage cloud data, this type of storage is too slow. The chance that this technology Sony commitment to consumer, thus also seems small.

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New magnetic tape from Sony can hold 74 times more data                                                                                                                                                                                                           Sony has developed a magnetic tape for data storage, which can store 148Gb. Per square inch Consequently, a data cartridge can go contain. Entries in total 185TB Sony achieved by reducing. Magnetic particles Sony has a smooth magnetic underlayer been developed which is composed of magnetic particles having an average size of 7.7 nm, much less than the several tens of nanometers in conventional tape storage. This was achieved by holding, causing the crystals of the layer lying on the same side. Magnetic underlayer smooth The latter not succeeded until now, because the magnetic lower layer was not smooth enough. Thus fit more particles on a smaller area and can store more data. A data cartridge with this technology Drives with this technology can contain 148 gigabits per square inch, more than about 2 gigabits per square inch of traditional magnetic tape storage. The manufacturer says to look for ways to commercially use this technology and that will probably be for data centers, which include service providers use for backups; storage cloud data, this type of storage is too slow. The chance that this technology Sony commitment to consumer, thus also seems small.

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