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SECONDARY STORAGE

This is data storage which retains its contents when the computer is switched off
(nonvolatile!)
It is slower to access secondary storage than internal memory.
Data in internal memory is lost when the computer is switched off.

Types of secondary storage:
Magnetic
o Stores binary data on a…

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Solid state storage devices include solid state drives and USB flash drives. They do
not have moving parts.

Advantages:
Durable
Unaffected by magnets
Reliable
USBs are small and portable

Disadvantages:
USBs are easily lost!
Limited number of write cycles before the drive fails

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