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Disk Versus Tape: A Side by Side Comparison
The disk vs. tape discussion powered through 2012 and will still have a seat at the table in 2013. In recent years, the arguments for tape have been substantive, but can tape technologies truly stand up to new "next-gen" disk systems in 2013?
This paper makes the case for tape's deficiencies as opposed to the array of capabilities disk backups can deliver. Check out this simple side-by-side comparison of tape and disk, and see how the techs stand up in areas such as:
- And 4 more!