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Misty E. Vermaat + 4 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Misty E. Vermaat + 4 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305657458

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Chapter 8, Problem 20CT
Textbook Problem

How do businesses most often use tape? (392)

Expert Solution
Program Plan Intro

Magnetic tape:

Magnetic tape drives are the primary storage device used in first generation computers.

It is a sequential storage device, so that the data are accessed in sequential order that is one after another.

  • When compared to disk drive, tape drive can read part of data by physically winding the tape between rolls. This results in very slow average seeking times.

Explanation of Solution

Uses of tape in business:

  • It is no longer used as the storage medium but still most of the business groups use tape for storing the data for long-term and also use this for data backup...

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List types of...Ch. 8 - List characteristics of optical discs.Ch. 8 - List steps for cleaning and fixing scratches on...Ch. 8 - Differentiate among CD-ROM, CD-R, and CD-RW discs.Ch. 8 - The process of writing on an optical disc is...Ch. 8 - Describe the storage techniques that make DVD...Ch. 8 - Define the terms, redundancy and outsourcing, as...Ch. 8 - Explain issues surrounding BYOD policies in the...Ch. 8 - List and describe the levels of RAID used in...Ch. 8 - Differentiate between a network attached storage...Ch. 8 - Explain how enterprise computers use tape for...Ch. 8 - Differentiate between sequential and direct...Ch. 8 - Explain issues surrounding the use of back doors...Ch. 8 - Define the terms, magnetic stripe card and smart...Ch. 8 - List tips for using credit cards safely. ___...Ch. 8 - Differentiate between active and passive RFID...Ch. 8 - Describe NFC technology and its uses.Ch. 8 - List guidelines for conducting NFC transactions...Ch. 8 - Describe types of backup used by business and home...Ch. 8 - Explain the ethical issues surrounding the...Ch. 8 - Describe how technology is used in the automotive...Ch. 8 - Storage devices can be categorized as input or...Ch. 8 - A storage medium is volatile; that is, items...Ch. 8 - Compared with the access time of memory, the...Ch. 8 - On storage media, a higher density means less...Ch. 8 - Because of current standards, head crashes no...Ch. 8 - The access time of a hard disk can be more than...Ch. 8 - While encrypted files offer greater security than...Ch. 8 - While each program may use a different method of...Ch. 8 - With serial transfers, data is sent one bit at a...Ch. 8 - When you are finished using a USB flash drive,...Ch. 8 - Mini discs require a separate mini disc drive;...Ch. 8 - An active RFID tag contains a battery than runs...Ch. 8 - _____ measures the amount of time it takes a...Ch. 8 - A(n) _____ is a storage device that contains one...Ch. 8 - Which of the following is not an advantage of SSDs...Ch. 8 - A group of two or more integrated hard drives is...Ch. 8 - A disc you can read but not write on or erase is a...Ch. 8 - The process of copying audio and/or video data...Ch. 8 - Enterprise storage often uses _____ technology as...Ch. 8 - A selective backup sometimes is called a(n) _____...Ch. 8 - writing (368) a. storage method in which the...Ch. 8 - reading (368) a. storage method in which the...Ch. 8 - capacity (370) a. storage method in which the...Ch. 8 - perpendicular recording (374) a. storage method in...Ch. 8 - longitudinal recording (374) a. storage method in...Ch. 8 - solid-state media (376) a. storage method in which...Ch. 8 - controller (380) a. storage method in which the...Ch. 8 - thumb drive (382) a. storage method in which the...Ch. 8 - network attached storage (390) a. storage method...Ch. 8 - sequential access (392) a. storage method in which...Ch. 8 - In terms of storage devices, what is reading and...Ch. 8 - Is a screen display volatile or nonvolatile? (371)Ch. 8 - What does access time measure? (371)Ch. 8 - How does the access time of storage compare with...Ch. 8 - What does Creative Commons provide? (372)Ch. 8 - How does longitudinal recording differ from...Ch. 8 - What is a head crash? (375)Ch. 8 - What are some disadvantages of SSDs? (378)Ch. 8 - Why might you opt for a hard disk rather than an...Ch. 8 - Why is it not necessary to defrag an SSD? (378)Ch. 8 - What advantages does SAS have over SCSI? (380)Ch. 8 - What is the life span of a memory card? (382)Ch. 8 - How do optical discs store items? (386)Ch. 8 - What is the life span of an optical disc? (387)Ch. 8 - What are the differences among a CD-ROM, a CD-R,...Ch. 8 - What does redundancy mean with respect to...Ch. 8 - What does the term, geofence, mean? (389)Ch. 8 - How does mirroring differ from striping? (389)Ch. 8 - How do businesses most often use tape? (392)Ch. 8 - Which is faster: sequential or direct access? Why?...Ch. 8 - Why would a developer include a backdoor in a...Ch. 8 - What are the two types of smart cards? (393)Ch. 8 - How do contactless smart cards communicate with a...Ch. 8 - What is skimming? (394)Ch. 8 - What is contained in an NFC card? (395)Ch. 8 - What are three types of backup plans? (396)Ch. 8 - Unrecognized Storage Device You have connected an...Ch. 8 - Second Hard Drive Connection While installing a...Ch. 8 - Incompatible Memory Card While attempting to copy...Ch. 8 - Missing Files You stored some files on a USB flash...Ch. 8 - Media Not Supported You purchased a program that...Ch. 8 - Alternative to Tape Storage Your company still...Ch. 8 - Faulty RFID Card You use an RFID card to obtain...Ch. 8 - Files Not Synchronizing You have saved files on...Ch. 8 - Technology in the Automotive Industry Technology...Ch. 8 - What are other reasons why you might need to...Ch. 8 - Does the total storage capacity displayed on your...Ch. 8 - How much storage space is available on your...Ch. 8 - Review the files and folders on your storage...Ch. 8 - How are the files and folders on your storage...Ch. 8 - When you take photos on a digital camera, the...Ch. 8 - What types of files might you want to copy to the...Ch. 8 - What are at least three online services that allow...Ch. 8 - What steps would you take to copy a file from the...Ch. 8 - What files on your storage device might you...Ch. 8 - Does your computer or mobile device contain any...Ch. 8 - How does defragmentation help increase performance...Ch. 8 - Social Media Digital footprints tracking your...Ch. 8 - Search Skills Image Search An image search locates...

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