Linear Tapes DEFINITION: DLT (digital linear tape) is a form of magnetic tape and drive system used for computer data storage and archiving. A special compression algorithm, known as Digital Lempel Ziv 1 (DLZ1), facilitates storage and retrieval of data at high speeds and in large quantities.In the DLT drive, data is written on the tape in dozens of straight-line (linear) tracks, usually 128 or 208. Some cartridges can hold
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The purpose of this webinar is to evaluate the evolving role of tape in data protection, and to discuss why linear tape technologies are today, and will continue to be, the de facto standard for open systems backup and archival applications.
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