Storage Devices

Optical, Magnetic and Solid state

Optical Storage

The Optical Storage is a device that has a laser to read the data off a Disc or a Blueray. The Data is marked on the Disc which is read by a light (often a laser). Optical storage can range from a single drive reading a single CD-ROM to multiple drives reading multiple discs such as an Optical jukebox. Single CD's can hold around 700MB and Optical jukebox can hold much more data.

Magnetic Storage

The Magnetic Storage receives a magnetism pulse that transfers it into data