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Archiving Blu-ray and Other Optical Discs

The Blu-ray disc, by virtue of its high capacities (up to 50 GB per disc) today, and future capacities as high as 128 GB make it an ideal medium for archival storage of all types of data.

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Storing and Handling Optical Media

Many users of optical media learned many years ago about some of the right – and wrong – ways to handle their CDs. Here are guidelines to extend the useful life of your discs.

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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 – 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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