3 Written questions
3 Multiple choice questions
- the ability of a device to jump directly to the requested data
- stores data by magnetizing microscopic particles on the disk or tape surface
- 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
3 True/False questions
access time → A measure of disk drive speed. Loosely, the time it takes a disk drive to move to a particular piece of data.
solid-state technology → technology that stores data in a nonvolatile, erasable, lowpower chip.
data transfer rate → the amount of data that a storage device can move from the storage medium to the comp. per second