Computing: Secondary Storage 1

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What is the need for secondary storage?
Secondary storage is needed to store files which we want to keep. We can use portable secondary storage to transfer files between computers
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How does optical storage work?
Using microscopic dips, it codes data on the surface of the disc
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How does magnetic storage work?
Codes data using small changes in magnetic fields
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How does solid state storage work?
Uses non-volatile memory chips to store data
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State 3 characteristics of optical storage.
Fast access, lightweight and small,
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How does optical storage work?

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Using microscopic dips, it codes data on the surface of the disc

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How does magnetic storage work?

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How does solid state storage work?

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State 3 characteristics of optical storage.

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