3 Written questions
3 Multiple choice questions
- A measure of disk drive speed. Loosely, the time it takes a disk drive to move to a particular piece of data.
- the maximum amount of data that can be stored on a storage medium
- the amount of data that a storage device can move from the storage medium to the comp. per second
3 True/False questions
access time → the average time it takes a comp. to located data on the storage medium and read it.
sequential access → the ability of a device to jump directly to the requested data
random 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