3 Written Questions
3 Multiple Choice Questions
- the maximum amount of data that can be stored on a storage medium
- A measure of disk drive speed. Loosely, the time it takes a disk drive to move to a particular piece of data.
- the average time it takes a comp. to located data on the storage medium and read it.
3 True/False Questions
sequential access → a form of data storage usually on comp tape, that requires a device to read or write data one record after another starting at the beginning of the medium
magnetic storage → stores data by magnetizing microscopic particles on the disk or tape surface
optical storage → stores data as microscopic light and dark spots on the disc surface