Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Future of Optical Storage

Technology has moved at a mind numbing pace since optical disc technologies changed the way data is stored and distributed. Let’s take a look at BDXL, IB-HD and Holographic technologies.

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Choosing Optical Medium – Blu-ray

In this brief series of blogs, we’re looking at how to choose the right optical media type for each purpose. In the last post, we looked at recordable CD and DVD. In this part, we’re exploring Blu-ray and summing up the key points.

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Choosing Optical Medium – DVD and CD

Optical media that is currently available include CD-R, CD-RW, DVD +/- R, DVD ±R DL, DVD +/- RW, and a variety of available recordable and recordable/erasable Blu-ray discs. Although versions of CD and DVD are offered in a variety of sizes, in this blog, we’ll be looking at the 5” discs. Each disc format is best suited for specific tasks.

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Advantages of Optical Media Over Other Storage Options

In the previous three blogs, we looked at recordable and rewritable Optical Discs – Blu-ray, DVD, and CD, in the context of new storage technologies such as Offline storage (Cloud storage or storage over the Internet). Listed here are a few of the advantages of using optical discs that make them essential in the new storage infrastructure.

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