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data cartridge

[′dad·ə ‚kar·trij]
(computer science)
A tape cartridge used for nonvolatile and removable data storage in small digital systems.

data cartridge

(1) A cartridge used to hold computer data. See cartridge.

(2) (Data Cartridge) A 5.25" QIC-style magnetic tape technology that originally used the DC-6000 model designation. Tandberg Data (www.tandberg.com) enhanced the technology with its SLR line for use in medium to high-end server markets with native capacities up to 70GB. See QIC and magnetic tape.


The 5.25" Data Cartridge
Tandberg Data enhanced the QIC Data Cartridge with its SLR line that have native capacities up to 70GB.
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Tokyo, Mar 19, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - TDK Corporation announced today that it completed development of the LTO Ultrium 5, the fifth-generation LTO (Linear Tape-Open) Ultrium format data cartridges and the cartridges recently passed certification testing by the LTO compliance verification entity (CVE).
SFF Half-Inch Cartridge/ Other Data Cartridge 22.14% 8mm Helical Scan 4.78% 4mm Helical Scan 50.95% 1/4-Inch Data Cartridge 4.25% Minicartridge 17.89% Figure 1- DDS drives (4mm helical scan) have maintained their dominant market share (Source: Gartner Dataquest) Note: Table made from pie chart.
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